Gender on my two 1.5 mo old Sultans

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aubreynoramarie, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    As someone who has had chickens long enough now to tell the sex of a chick at this age, i would be pretty confident that these were both roosters. But because they both look very different to me, i was hoping to get some input from people who have actually raised sultan chicks before...

    chick #1
    Smaller head poof, smaller body, redder comb, more bumps on comb and beak

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    chick#2
    larger poof, muffs, and body. same sized legs, smoother comb but still reddish pink. both chicks are the most skittish in the brooder

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    thanks all! i almost sold them this morning but hesitated because im just not 100%
    these are the only two sultans i have or have ever had so i have no females or males to compare them to

    ETA:
    both combs are much redder than the pictures show (?) especially up at the top. chick one has bumps on its beak that are pink
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I cant help you but HOLY COW how many toes does he have?!?
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    sorry i have no clue on their sex but i would guess you have a pair...sultans should have 5 toes
     
  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Quote:LOL! i swear theres only five..or six [​IMG]
     
  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I only have one Sultan and she's a pullet so take this for what its worth, but they both look like boys to me.....
     
  6. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like boys to me.
     
  7. ILOVELEGHORNS

    ILOVELEGHORNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CUUUUUUUUTE! Thanks for showing pics of them! I have in my incubator, 11 sultan banty eggs as well. I have never seen one in person and am very looking forward to hatch time! So exciting! Got a dozen of these little white eggers from ebay and all but one are very much alive. I think they are the most beautiful chicken.
     
  8. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    They are very cute! Good luck!
     

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