Chaos in the flock! What sex are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BellasBunch, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. BellasBunch

    BellasBunch Out Of The Brooder

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    First THANK YOU! I have some aggressive pecking going on. It is switching around but always the two EE chucks wind up with bloody missing feathers being picked above base of tail. I separated my RIR and am going to reintroduce today but it is now going deeper than that. Bought them all together at 3 weeks old. They should be 8 weeks now. If there are cockerels perhaps that might explain things? They were supposed to be sexed : ( First time chicken owner. So here are the pics! Oh, and what breed is the
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    Leghorn. Smallest of the bunch.
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  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Red looks like a cockerel, however they're fast growers and could be an early-developing pullet.

    The unknown looks like a Silver Laced Wyandotte. Watch that white patch on the shoulder--that's a cockerel trait.

    Easter Eggers, Leghorn and Barred Rock all look like pullets to me.
     
  3. BellasBunch

    BellasBunch Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] thanks!
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  5. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Your only roo is the first one, the rest are all girls!! Prepare for lots of yummy eggs for breakfast.. maybe even some fertile hatching eggs if you keep the roo!:)
     
  6. BellasBunch

    BellasBunch Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh Jeez I am so happy! thanks for your input!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At 8 weeks, I'm not sure that Red bird is male. I'd expect a lot more comb at this age, and it has not color to it. I'd hold off and see how it turns out. Then again, if it's aggressive and causing issues, it doesn't matter what gender it is, go ahead and sell it.
     
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  8. BellasBunch

    BellasBunch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Really appreciate all of the input!
     
  9. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's exactly what I was thinking.. I was thinking that roosters would have more reed than that, so the first one might have a chance at being a girl. As donrae said, if they are mean/aggressive than you need to sell them no matter the gender.
     
  10. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also it has no wattles and a pale comb. I am now rethinking it.. possibly pullet? Hope everything goes well in your flock!
     

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