Help sexing 4 Wk Old Black Australorps

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CurtisCr79, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. CurtisCr79

    CurtisCr79 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, any help would be appreciated on sexing my 4 wk old Black Australorps. All I could find was straight run chickens so I made a deal with a relative that has a farm to take any cockerels. Before sending them off I was hoping to get someone else's opinion. Let me know what you all think.



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    I know this is a bad angle, but it is the best I have on hand. Let me know if more is needed.
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    This one I keep going back and forth on whether it is a boy or a girl.
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    I am thinking this one is a pullet.
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    Along with this one.
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    I am pretty sure this guy is a cockerel, I am just wanting verification.

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    Thanks for any help!
     
  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

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    Pictures 4 & 5 look like pullets. The rest are roosters.
     
  3. Brandi Leigh

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  4. CurtisCr79

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    Ugh, Yeah I was afraid of that. Just wanted someone with more experience to confirm. Thanks to both of you for your help.
     
  5. bluema

    bluema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    grrrr.. my 4 weeks old BA looks just like yours on the first photo. I think I already knew the answer before posting for other people's opinions, but I desperately want to keep the bird.
    Did you ever confirm whether it was a boy?
     
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  6. CurtisCr79

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    Yes, it was definitely a rooster, we moved him out to the country at a family members property. They have 15 acres and already had chickens so they will add to the bloodlines already established out there. It was a shame too, they were so nice and friendly. The other 2 are still by far the sweetest chickens we have. My wife still misses them, but didn't want to anger the neighbors.
     
  7. bluema

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    I wish I could find a way to make him not crow....
     

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