Help sexing Ixworth chicks (pictures included)UPDATED

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marlene, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi these are my 2 ixworth chicks, they are 6 weeks old. Any idea what gender they might be?. 1st 2 pictures are chick 1 and 2nd 2 pictures are chick 2.
    Thanks.
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    OK here is a picture of the combs, one appears to be flat and one is bumpy. Best i could get as they did not want to pose for pics lol.
    One chick is slightly bigger than the other even though they hatched on the same day, the bigger 1 has the flat comb and the smaller 1 has the bumpy comb.
    Any ideas??
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  2. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of an Ixworth before! Are you in Britain? I think they
    're a little too young to tell for sure. Maybe someone with more experience with the breed could help. Oh, I just read that they have pea combs. Get a close up pic of their combs if you can. Girls will have flat combs for quite some time, while boys will have clearly visible 3 rows of bumps that turn pink quite early. hth!
     
  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi mama24 thanks for your feedback, yes i am in uk. I will try and take a pic of their combs if i can catch them [​IMG]
     
  4. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there no one on here familiar with ixworth chickens that can help me sex these chicks ???
     
  5. joff160583

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    Im in the same boat I have 2 ixworth chicks and cant work out what thay are. (And yes I know that thay are chickens lol)
     

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