Cock or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AnnMt01, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. AnnMt01

    AnnMt01 New Egg

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    Hi there, Can someone please help me in identifying what sex these 4 chicks/chickens are? they are 12 weeks old now & i am still none the wiser there are 2x Lavender Orpingtons and 2 Vorwerks.
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    Chook No3: this LO has a different tail to the first one & Feathered up late.
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    Thank you!
     
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  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Not sure if you had a post mishap or if you need to have a minimum post number to share pictures. Could you try again so we can help you out? :)
     
  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... No. 1 Looks like a hen, No.2 is a hen, No.3 looks like a hen, and number four is a hen.
     
  4. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All look like hens to me! Btw, where did you get Vorwerks?! I've been wanting some for ages!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on all hens. :eek:)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At only 12 weeks, I'm thinking the Orps are both cockerels. Not too familiar with Vorwerks, but I think they're both pullets.
     
  7. AnnMt01

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    Thank you All, I'm hoping that they will be hens :eek:)
     
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  8. AnnMt01

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    Hi, I got my Vorwerks off of E-bay as Fertile hatching eggs.
     
  9. AnnMt01

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    Thank you, its the Orps that i can't tell with mainly as one has more of a square tail, and slightly longer hackles, whilst the other one (chook 3) has a more rounded looking tail but larger wattles and he/she feathered up last. which makes me think it's a he.

    As for the Vorwerks what ever sex they may be, they are both the same as.

    If these are hens, when would they start laying their first eggs?
     
  10. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, they all look like pullets. The Orps should start to lay any time after 18 weeks. So far my luck has been around 23 weeks.
     

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