Gender help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jimbob211, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. Jimbob211

    Jimbob211 In the Brooder

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    Hi I posted a few weeks ago and the chicks were to young to tell if they are roo's or hens..here are some new pics of them..[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG]And don't know if these are old enough to tell yet..[​IMG][​IMG]The darker yellow one is a buff Orpington and the lighter yellow is a Easter egger but dad was a buff Orpington to all of them..
     

  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    The bigger buff I would say a hen and bigger Barred a roo not sure on the smaller ones the smaller buff and smaller redish color one kinda look like roos.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How old are they?

    If a buff orp was the father of all those birds, the barred birds are both male sex links. The buff and the ee both look like pullets at this point, but knowing age would help a lot. Buffs can be very slow to mature, sometimes it's a few months until you realize you've got a male.
     
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    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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  7. Jimbob211

    Jimbob211 In the Brooder

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    The 3 smaller ones r right around 5 weeks old!!
     

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