Help sexing chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by newchickmom87, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. newchickmom87

    newchickmom87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I need help sexing my 4-5 week old black australorps that I got straight run.[​IMG]
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    It's too young to be sure, but I'm seeing very suspicious combs on all four birds; the size and redness at this age are indicative of cockerels.
     
  3. newchickmom87

    newchickmom87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chick 1: [​IMG]
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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Is chick #1 in this photo the same one as the upper right back in the first photo? This one looks more like a pullet given how pale the comb is, and looking back at the first photo it definitely has a different shade and size than the others.

    Chick #2 and the others still all look like young cockerels to me.
     
  5. newchickmom87

    newchickmom87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes that's the same chick. Hoping for pullet out of that one cus its my favorite and if the other 3 are cocks guess we will have good dinner in a few weeks :/
     

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