Chick Sexing Week by Week

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jetblack2004, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

    1,939
    7,249
    482
    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    I currently have 7 Rhode Island Red chicks in my brooder. They are 3 Weeks today and as a guide I'm going to post pictures of them each week and see when i can tell the Pullets from the Cockerels. I would also be happy if you could try and tell me what gender they are looking like.

    I know at 3 weeks it's almost impossible to tell but here are the pics. I also added my guesses to the pictures.

    1) Sparky
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    2) Speedy
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    3) Swifty
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    4) Sunny
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    5) Spotty
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    6) Sandy
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    7) Stripy
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    Thanks. Next Wednesday I will post more pictures.
     

  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    12,299
    4,293
    537
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    No one is screaming cockerel yet but I'll be checking in when you post again in a week :).
     
  3. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

    1,939
    7,249
    482
    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Thank you :)
     
  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

    1,939
    7,249
    482
    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    So for late reply, it wouldn't upload the photos.

    I sort of lost track of who was who because they looked so similar.

    Anyways, Here are the pictures:

    1.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    2.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    3.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Pullet?

    4.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    5.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    6.
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel? This one got camera shy so I only got one picture of him.

    7.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Cockerel?

    Seems like too many Cockerels to me :/
     

  5. Lil Peeps

    Lil Peeps Songster

    624
    71
    106
    Apr 16, 2016
    To me they look just like what you guessed. They are super cute though!
     
  6. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

    1,939
    7,249
    482
    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Ok and thanks!
     
  7. Lil Peeps

    Lil Peeps Songster

    624
    71
    106
    Apr 16, 2016
    Btw, where did you get your little cuties? They are beautiful chickens!
     

  8. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

    1,939
    7,249
    482
    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    I got four hens and a cockerel in Canterbury, Kent ( I'm from the UK ) and then I hatched out these little guys.

    I haven't posted any pictures for this week because they all look the same!
     
  9. Lil Peeps

    Lil Peeps Songster

    624
    71
    106
    Apr 16, 2016
    That's awesome! They are so cute!!!
     

  10. Lil Peeps

    Lil Peeps Songster

    624
    71
    106
    Apr 16, 2016
    I have been wondering about these little guys and if your guesses have been correct so far. How are they doing? Do their gender guesses still stand?
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by