Girls or boys - Australorp chicks @ 4 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wix-chicks, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. wix-chicks

    wix-chicks Hatching

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    Heya everyone,
    I have 5 Australorp chicks at 4 weeks of age. Can anyone here tell yet if they are male or female?

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  2. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Songster

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    I'd say all pullets except pic 4.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    At only 4 weeks they all are looking suspicious. I think the third picture might be a pullet, but???
     
  4. GoldenFlight

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    I think the second picture might also be a cockerel.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    All look like cockerels to be - post new photos at 8 weeks to be sure
     
  6. Gardenalex

    Gardenalex Chirping

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    Yep, i think all are cockerels.
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    All male...maybe a tiny bit of hope for the first chick.
     

  8. Cel45

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    Man, I don't get a real pullet vibe from any of them except for maybe 3 and 5.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I'm thinking all cockerels.
     
  10. whatdaflockfarm

    whatdaflockfarm In the Brooder

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    Pic #1 is a bit strange. I raise and breed Australorps and I don't think I've ever seen one that doesn't have at least a little bit of white on their face by this age. If it is definitely an Australorp, I'd say pics #1 and 2 are probably male. I'm 90% sure that the other 3 are female.
     

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