Gender of 7 week Light Sussex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sparky74, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. Sparky74

    Sparky74 Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased a dozen Light Sussex eggs to put under a broody hen and all 12 hatched on New Years Day!

    They're 7 weeks old now and I've separated four which I think are cockerels as they have more prominent combs but I'd like some confirmation before I re-home them.

    Photos are in the following posts.

    Thanks in advance,

    Mark
    in Australia
     
  2. Sparky74

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    Boys?
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  3. Sparky74

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    Girls?
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  4. Sparky74

    Sparky74 Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't think I'll win any prizes for my chicken photography! LOL

    I forgot to mention that one of the boys and one of the girls have pale markings. I'm assuming these are Coronation Sussex. Is that right?
     
  5. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    Bit hard to tell with some of the pic angles, but the group shot of 5 look like pullets. I only see one Coro and yes it's a cockerel.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like you got a nice ratio.

    I noticed the one light colored cockerel, and my thought was Coronation.

    Nice hatch!
     
  7. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    It looks like you got them all right! [​IMG] They are really cute by the way![​IMG]
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. Sparky74

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    Thanks, everyone.
     
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