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Help! I'd love to know what you think these 2 day olds are? Both breed and sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hannahsak, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. hannahsak

    hannahsak New Egg

    Jan 29, 2014
    Hi all, these are 2 chicks which hatched a couple of days ago. They were from randomly chosen fertilised eggs (not from my own hens) so I don't know the breed and hoping to have some initial thoughts on sex.

    I'm thinking the brown is female and black male at the moment but I'm no expert!

    Here they are-


  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    MUCH TOO YOUNG. Please post new photos at 6-8 weeks of age.
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    x2, to young. Need to wait at least 6 weeks to even start guessing with any accuracy. Especially if they are likely crossbreds.
  4. mbphotos09

    mbphotos09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2015
    Watching Chicken TV...
    x3 too young to guess breed and sex.
    They are adorable though! :)
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    What breeds hens and roosters do you have?

    If you have barred hens but not barred roosters, the black chick with the white head spot is a sex link male. If you've got a barred male, that's the father but the chick can't be sexed by color (not a sex link).

    Any other defining features in your potential parents, such as feathered legs, rose combs, etc?

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