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Help me sex chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poppetpix, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Poppetpix

    Poppetpix New Egg

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    Could someone give me advise on the sex of these four 8 week old chicks (the wyndotte has always ben a bit small)?[​IMG]

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    The others are orphingtons.
     
  2. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Not sure but you Wyandotte might seem small because it's the only female... But it's early to call it and better pics could help...
     
  3. Poppetpix

    Poppetpix New Egg

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    Well she was sick as a newborn and I nursed her back to health, so I think she is just a bit behind (I think she is a girl though). Also Orphingtons are a giant breed. My inclination is that the black Orphington is a cockeral as he holds himself differently and has pointy tail feathers, but that the white and blue orphington are pullets too (they do have some red wattle but round feathers and fat bodies).
     
  4. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    It's hard to say... it was easy to tell with my buff Orpington's because they were all 6 are one colour and the differences were obvious.
    I do agree about the black one for sure, it's hard to say from the picture about the others.
     
  5. Poppetpix

    Poppetpix New Egg

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    My boy?

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    Boy or girl?
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    Girl?
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    Do these help? V hard as they won't pose!
     
  6. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not 100% sure, but those are some fairly pronounced wattles...
     
  7. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three are roosters...
     
  8. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your Wyandotte is likely a bantam...
     
  9. Poppetpix

    Poppetpix New Egg

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    she wasn't supposed to be.
     

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