Girls or Boys? Mottled Javas, 4 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by huf, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. huf

    huf Out Of The Brooder

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    Any opinions? Is it still too early?

    We have 2 Mottled Javas, hatched 3/9, making the 4 weeks old today. They are much larger and taller than the pair of Wheaten Ameraucanas we have that were hatched at the same time! They both seem pretty similar, with small combs developing, still yellow.

    Mottled Javas, Hatched 3/9/11 (4 weeks old)

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    I can try to add better shots of their heads (combs) if helpful. One is feathering in with a lot more black than the other who has almost completely white wings.

    Thanks so much!
    Jeannie
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    In Silicon Valley with 8 chicks! 2 Wheaten/Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas, 2 Mottled Javas, 2 Blue Birchen Marans, 1 Barred Plymouth Rock and 1 Easter Egger. We can only keep hens and are trying to figure out which of the bunch are girls so we know who we have to re-home, only able to keep a max of 5 hens.
     
  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep - we're gonna need better "head shots" [​IMG]
     
  3. huf

    huf Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's one. I'll see if my husband can get better ones tonight, mine keep turning out blurry. Thanks!! Jeannie.

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  4. kera!

    kera! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Think The Light One Is A Roo And Dark Is A Hen
     
  5. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've found that the males feather out faster, and get their tail feathers first, if that helps.
     

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