Help me sex my chicken. :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peepersandbuzz, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. peepersandbuzz

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    Hi folks!

    I'm new here and new to the chicken world. I recently adopted two chicks and I'm not quite sure the sex of one of them. I know the white color one is a pullet, but I'm unsure of the darker colored one. I have more pictures. The sex of this one is really throwing me off. My best guess is that these chickens are about 7-9 weeks of age. Any ideas? Thank you all in advanced.

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  2. peepersandbuzz

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    Here is another photo.

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  3. peepersandbuzz

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    Very small comb, barely there. No visible saddle feathers coming through. This one is throwing me off. I can't have a rooster where I live, but I'm fearful that "Buzz Jr" might be one.

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    IMO I'd say pullet - no obvious redness of the comb, and the hackle feathers look rounded. Posture also suggests the same (to me, at least).
     
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  5. peepersandbuzz

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    Thanks CTKen. :)

    I sincerely hope it's a pullet. I'm so in love with these two already.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Well, lets see what others think - hope its positive!
     
  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, it's a gorgeous little pullet. [​IMG] Love her color!

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  8. peepersandbuzz

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    Thank you so much!

    Woohoo, on that note: Let me welcome my two girls, Peepers and Buzz Jr.
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  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're welcome! [​IMG] They're both such cutie pies, plus adorable names! [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
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  10. peepersandbuzz

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    Again, thanks so much. I'm so in love with them. I work at an animal sanctuary. There, we have a few roaming hens and roosters that people have dropped off (for whatever reasons)... My team and I care and feed these guys and gals. About 7-8 weeks ago, 7 chicks appeared. I was lucky enough to adopt these two. The others have been adopted out as well. I'm so thankful.
     
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