Can someone tell me what gender this 2nd almost 8 week old chick is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jen61871, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. jen61871

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  2. jpalmatier83

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    Looks like a hen to me, but may be a bit early for a definitive answer.
     
  3. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    X2, looks to be a pullet
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they're both cockerels, but can you get closer pics?
     
  5. jen61871

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    I can try but they are still fearful of me though I'm not sure why they were born into my flock under a hen?
     
  6. jpalmatier83

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    Maybe they've imprinted to her? Possibly they see you as the alpha because she does, and since they're so low in the pecking order the fear you and your position?
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     

  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Skittish birds are best to catch at night, then you can get them someplace with good lighting and take photos.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I don't see anything screaming cockerel at this point, I'd wait a couple more weeks and repost pics.
     

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