Help me sex my crew

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Matt84, May 20, 2019.

  1. Matt84

    Matt84 In the Brooder

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    This is my first ever group of chickens. It's been a great learning experience thanks to the information on this forum! All are healthy and doing well thanks to what I have read here.

    As usual for a newbie, I need sexing help for my BYM birds.

    1. Unsure of sex on this one.
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    2. Brown dude. 95% sure he's a rooster. If not, "it" is a spazzy hen.
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    3. Top view of my 3 "not sures" these 3 are very reactive to one another.
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    4. Comb view of my little black suspect. She/he is the same size as the obvious little hens in front.
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    5. My barred rock hen (just because she's pretty)
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  2. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    1. cockerel
    2. cockerel
    3. all roos
    4. not sure about all black one, others look like pullets
    5. pullet
    :welcome

    Cute flock!
     
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  3. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    looks like 3 cockerels- how old?
     
  4. Matt84

    Matt84 In the Brooder

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    The 5 BYM are 12 - 15 wks
    Barred rock girl is 19 weeks
     
  5. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    they should be crowing very soon, if they aren't already
     
  6. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    if all these birds are between 12 and 19 weeks, then they're all pullets. A cockerel would have started to develop male feathering at 12 weeks, and would have had a noticeably larger and red comb by 8 weeks.
     
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  7. Matt84

    Matt84 In the Brooder

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    See, that is why I am confused. I had another Barred Rock arrive with the other that VERY quickly and obviously became a Rooster.

     
  8. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Crowing

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    Agreed
     

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