Gender please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Eggs on Toast, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. Eggs on Toast

    Eggs on Toast Out Of The Brooder

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    My mottle pekins are about 5-6 weeks now and just checking to see whether they are girls or boys? I'm 90% sure that one of them is a girl but the other two look like boys which I really hope not otherwise they'll have to go... All of them peck at each over now and then but I don't know whether they're establishing a pecking order or not. How do I tell other than the combs?

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    Pretty sure left is a girl but the right?

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    Same chicken from above to the right but the bottom left is the third chook.

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    Left and right I'm guessing are both boys because they have red combs but the middle has a really pale comb and is smaller but I'm still unsure... Just need a second opinion.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I'd agree with you - two cockerels and (so far) a pullet.
     
  3. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    It looks like the smaller black one is a pullet and the other two are cockerls.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree with the above.

    I love that first photo! You should enter it for the BYC calendar, I wouldn't mind looking at that for a month [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x2 Queen Misha
     
  6. The Quail Guru

    The Quail Guru Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys. I was hoping they'd be girls as now I have to send them back and buy more hens.
     

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