Gender and Breed?? updated pics 4/26 pg 3 chicks about 6 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AN, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. AN

    AN Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2009
    Texas-South of DFW area
    Please help me i am a new chick mommy....please tell me at least one of theese chicks is a pullet. I have had them a week today. So i am guessing they are about 2 weeks old
    One of the sisters (maybe brothers)
    an overall of all except for flashdance, and the other sister (the two reddish chicks are the sisters)
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2009
  2. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    I THINK the black is a barred rock...

    Too young to sex.
  3. chickenlove2009

    chickenlove2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    Woodlawn, Tn
    try puting them on the palm of your hand belly up. hold them there til they stop squirming. open your palm it the chick lays there or has a hard time turning itself upright it is a hen.

    hope that helps ( they all look like hens to me)
  4. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Quote:does that really work??

    I might have to try that with our new home-growed peep.

    I have no idea, buttt I wanted to say that white one is absolutely gorgious, i wanna steal it
  5. TexHen

    TexHen Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 26, 2009
    Alvord Tx
    I also was told to do this to sex chickens, it seems to work. [​IMG]

    Gently put their head between your pointer and middle finger, and close the tips of your fingers the flip your hand over palm up (puts the chick on its back) if in 5 seconds the chick quits squirming and relaxes it 's legs straight out, it's a hen. If the legs stay pulled up to the body, it's a roo.

    My friend used this technique at TSC and amazed them all. [​IMG]

    I love the toys, gonna try it! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2009
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    Quote:I tried that wiht RIR chicks that I had vent sexed and didnt find it to be any more accurate than anything else the hens scratched me trying to get away as much as the cockerels did. It's all old time hopla if you ask me. Vent sexing or waiting until they're starting to show their sex in their combs and what not is more positive than that.
  7. ZZsBabiez

    ZZsBabiez Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
    Central California
    I read that if they drop one leg it's a pullet, two legs roo. Didn't work worth squat for me..

    My guess is..
    #1 Roo
    #2 Pullet
    #3 Roo
    #4 Pullet
  8. elliemay0305

    elliemay0305 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    #1 RiR
    #2 could be a white rock
    #3 barred rock
    #4 is a polish or sultan but i guess polish you see how it looks like he is wearing a hat? and im not sure about flash dance i dont think i have seen one like him before.
  9. AN

    AN Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2009
    Texas-South of DFW area
    Thanks for eveyones long before i will be able to tell what their gender is????
    BTW, my hubby picked flashdance because he was differant, with his little headband.
  10. eatmorechicken

    eatmorechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2009
    1 speckeled sussex?
    2 cornish cross pullet
    3 barred rock pullet
    4 buff laced polish
    5 is simply awesome
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2009

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