HELP!! Can everyone PLEEEASE tell me what gender these chicks are!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lou Stevens, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Lou Stevens

    Lou Stevens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,
    I really need help in sexing my 5 chicks. The breeder I purchased them from said they are 6-8 weeks old, but I think they are younger. She also told me they are all girls, but I'm not convinced (honestly I don't think she knew much at all). She sold me a sick chick so I'm taking it back and if there are any roosters, I'm taking them back too. So I would really love more of your thoughts and opinions on what sex the following chicks are; I have 3 sussex chicks so the first pics are of the 3 individual sussex chicks (2nd pic I think is a roo), then 1 Australorp chick, then the last 3 pics are of a Australorp chick with a strange comb (I'm thinking roo).

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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    The second one looks like a cockerel. The last one is not an Austrolorp, and could be a cockerel based on the width of the comb. Austrolorps have single combs, yours looks to have a rose comb. Are some younger than the rest? The 1st, 3rd and 4th look like they haven't feathered out much yet.
     
  3. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, never 2 is definitely a cockerel.... And they look more around 4-6 weeks, pretty fluffy yet.... That last one looks like a cross of some sort, with a rose comb, but not Australorp.... No other combs looking roo yet, though.
     
  4. Lou Stevens

    Lou Stevens Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone, yes she told me they are 6 to 8 weeks but I knew that's not right. Some seem younger than the others...what's a rose comb? I think I will return those two for I think they are roosters.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    different comb styles...
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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