Help! Rooster or hen 5 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lili Smith, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Lili Smith

    Lili Smith Chirping

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    i can’t sex this chick because I have never had one the same breed as it. It’s dad is a silkie and it’s mum is either a black ausrslorp, bluebell or cream leg bar. It is 5 weeks old DF05AEE6-08FE-42B7-939F-016621C6BD50.jpeg B2E3372F-1B4C-492B-B8B0-AA2B46376E2D.jpeg C90009A2-8F58-405C-9283-E27008F2778C.jpeg
     
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    That much comb at 5 weeks....you've likely got a cockerel there.
     
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  3. Lili Smith

    Lili Smith Chirping

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    I am very confused because these two are the same age but one has a lot more comb and one has a bit less? The yellow one is a cockral and the brown one is a pullet. I am very unsure about the grey one though 021F977E-F81B-49F5-BB15-D45338AEA527.jpeg FEEBC4B9-6ABA-4D20-9781-38A96D621147.jpeg 1238E127-F820-4F7B-8D6E-3BBA20FE8E2F.jpeg
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    No two birds mature at exactly the same pace.
     
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    summerb123 Crowing

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Looks like a lot of comb(s) for 5 weeks of age. I think if you post new photos at around 8 weeks of age, gender will be more obvious
     
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