Help me determine what gender the chicks are, please!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cluckin_crazy, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. cluckin_crazy

    cluckin_crazy Green Bot

    Nov 29, 2009
    Queen Creek, AZ
    They are 2 1/2 weeks old. I know that's early, but I"m impatient!!!

    There is one for SURE that is a roo.. I'm just certain of it. But tell me what you all think!!

    These are supposed to both be RIR but look at the legs on the left... can a RIR cross with an EE??

    The first 2 again.. just from the top to show markings


    White Leghorns






    SLW - i HOPE she is a she.. she sits on my shoulder!!

    Last edited: Jan 4, 2010
  2. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    None of those are RIRs, they would be red if they were, they are probably light brown leghorn, speckled sussex or Welsummer. The first of the leghorns, on the right is the male and on the left is the girl, your SLW is a boy and the others are too young to tell.
    hope that helps!
  3. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    Any breed of chickens can breed together so yes you can get a RIR/EE mix. In your first picture it does look like the chick on the left is an EE. It probably is just an EE with those cheecks and legs. As for gender it is still way to early. Maybe by 8 weeks you might beable to tell if any are roos.

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