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Could someone help me figure out the sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sgrubbs89, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. sgrubbs89

    sgrubbs89 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]When I purchased them they were said to be 2 weeks old. That'd would make them around 17 weeks old. I still can't figure out how to tell the gender. Thank you!
     
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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep, pictures would help. Pointy hackle and saddle feathers should be developing along with flowing tail coverlets and feathers.

    If they are cockerels, that is - big duh on me.
     
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  4. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The closest one looks like a girl. The one in back is hard to tell with its neck feathers up.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The bird in the back looks like a silver laced Wyandotte. The bird in front has a lot of Wyandotte in her, but I'm not sure if she's mixed or just has very poor/incomplete lacing. Sure gives her a unique look [​IMG]
     
  6. sgrubbs89

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    Okay, finally got a picture up. I have 4. They all pretty much look the same except the RIR is much "thinner" than the others. See I originally had 7. I was told I had 4 females and 3 males. One died as a chick and unfortunately a hawk got to two. So I don't know the ratio. Obv if I have less female (or none at all) I'll have to buy more. Always looking for a reason to buy more
     
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    It was windy out and they do this weird thing where they put all their feathers up lol idk what it's called
     
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    She must be a mutt [​IMG] This is my first time with chickens so I wasn't sure what I got when I got it. I just picked the cutest fluffiest ones. An older gentleman gave me a tip and told me to pick the biggest ones and not the cute tiny ones. I can't wait to explore and get more.
     
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    Does anyone know this ones breed? Don't mind the fact that s(he)'s on her back. I woke up one morning to her hanging upside down caught in metal. Blood on her leg. I was for sure she was dead. But to my amazement I saw her breathing and shaking. Not knowing what the heck I was doing I figured it wouldn't hurt to take her in and clean her up. So I did. Poor girl wouldn't even open her eyes and just kept shaking. I wrapped a cloth around her cleaned leg.she was cut pretty bad. I kept her in a little crate on my patio separate from the other chickens. Two days later she was up and eating again. With a slight limp. She limped for a few days. Now she's healed and no limp. She is a bit slower than the others though.
     
  10. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred rock? Maybe?
     

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