Help sexing my chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Fran123, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Fran123

    Fran123 New Egg

    6
    0
    9
    Mar 14, 2016
    Perth, Western Australia
    Hi

    Just wondering if I could get some input into the sex of my 7 week old chicks. I have 15, these are my suspect cockerels:

    1. Black Australorp

    [​IMG]

    2. Blue Australorp
    [​IMG]

    3. Speckled sussex 1. 4. Light sussex
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    5. Speckled sussex 2.
    [​IMG]

    6. Plymouth Rock 1.
    [​IMG]

    7. Speckled sussex 3.
    [​IMG]

    8. Silver laced wyandotte
    [​IMG]

    9. Barred rock 2. (suspect pullet - very runty)
    [​IMG]


    THANKS :)
     
  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    445
    31
    96
    Apr 5, 2014
    Nova Scotia
    1-3 look cockerel, 4 could be a pullet but not 100%,5-7 look cockerel, 8 not sure, and 9 looks pullet.
     
  3. Fran123

    Fran123 New Egg

    6
    0
    9
    Mar 14, 2016
    Perth, Western Australia
    [​IMG]

    Here's another of the SLW. He is one of my most obvious boys - fighting etc. the light Sussex is also very feisty.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,619
    2,827
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    I'm sorry but you have all cockerels except for the last one :(.
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2016
  5. Fran123

    Fran123 New Egg

    6
    0
    9
    Mar 14, 2016
    Perth, Western Australia
    Haha that's okay :) I have 6 others which are pullets which I haven't photographed! I just wanted to be sure before I start the cull because it's getting too cramped in the coop for 15!
     
  6. Fran123

    Fran123 New Egg

    6
    0
    9
    Mar 14, 2016
    Perth, Western Australia

    And you're pretty confident with the light Sussex? He's my only iffy one
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    28,340
    4,319
    516
    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    You have a handful of boys there! The only possible pullet I'm seeing is the last barred rock.
     
    1 person likes this.
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    83,422
    11,701
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I agree with Mountain Peeps, that's the only pullet I can see.
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,619
    2,827
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    99% sure
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by