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Gender of our chick help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Debbiedeedee, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Debbiedeedee

    Debbiedeedee In the Brooder

    Apr 29, 2017
    We are knew to the chicken world! Any clues on the gender of our 3 week old chick

  2. Debbiedeedee

    Debbiedeedee In the Brooder

    Apr 29, 2017
  3. Debbiedeedee

    Debbiedeedee In the Brooder

    Apr 29, 2017
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC - so glad you've joined us.
    For a good gender assessment (granted 3 weeks is still a bit early) you really need nice, clear photos that show the whole bird (meaning not being held) in a natural, standing position and taken from the side as there are characteristics that can be seen from that angle that factor into gender. I will say that the comb is flesh colored (pinking would indicate cockerel - though that can still develop in the next few weeks) and there is no discernible wattle development (cockerels develop comb and wattle size and color ealier than pullets)
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    agree with Ol Grey Mare
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Debbiedeedee [​IMG] Welcome!

    I see you have posted on the Breed & Gender Forum so I will defer to the experts.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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