Help telling Boys or Girls ???????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bossynbella, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. bossynbella

    bossynbella Songster

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    Okay I took pictures of our 13 baby chicks Some have names some don't So they all have a number. Im hoping if I post a pic of them all with there numbers someone can help tell if they are boys or girls.

    From Left to Right

    Chick#7-Red&white,#1-Little Red,#2-SilkySpot,#3-Gold
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    Chick #8- Brown Silky
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    Chick#7-Red&White
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    Chick#6-Crowboy (this one crows pretty sure its a roo)
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    Chick#5- I call it India Red cause the coloring is alot like my hen India.
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    Chick#3- Lacey (It's coloring reminds me of lace)
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    Chick#4- Wedge Antillies ( I think its a roo, if not Im going to have to change his name)
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    Chick#20 Silky Spot
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    Those are all 2-3 months old Chicks1-4 are 9 days older then chicks5-8

    The 5 below are 14 days younger then chicks 5-8

    Chick#12- Brown and Black Silky
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    Chick#13- White- Petey ( I thought he was a roo, Now I have no idea) He is the friendliest and will sit on my finger like a parakeet, he is also alot smaller then the others.
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    The one in front is Chick#10- My younger India Red. Looks like a roo to me, What do you think?? The other two are Chicks11 and 14 thats the only pic I could get of them. They are fast little ones and not very tame
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    I hope I remembered them all Hope someone can give me some hints.:| Thats alot of chicks![​IMG]

    Thanks
    Mel
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    So far you seem to be right about which are boys. They have the pointed feathers, A couple of the pics were a little fuzzy so hard to tell. The pullets will have a rounded feathers and the roos have pointed feathers. If you look at chick #3 and chick #4 you can see what I'm talking about. Good Luck
     
  3. bossynbella

    bossynbella Songster

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    So Looking at feathers Im thinking

    4,5,6,10,and 13 are Roos

    2,3,and 7 are hens

    And I still have no idea about 1,8,11,12 and 14.

    Does this seem right to everyone?
     
  4. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    4, 5, 6, 10, and 13 a cockerels.

    the rest seem to be pullets, but with silkies you usually have to wait til later on.
     
  5. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    #12 looks like my Phoenix/Silkie X "Hiro" when he was that age. Hiro's a cockerel. I'd say #12 is a Silkie X with something in a Silver duck wing pattern....maybe OEGB??

    #8 I'm going with pullet SilkieX.

    #13 pullet OEGB
    Middle one in the first pic and #7, #10, #6, #5 #4 (again another SilkieX) look like a roos
    #20 the only thing I can tell you is it's a SilkieX
    Everyone I didn't list I would say are young ladies.
     
  6. bossynbella

    bossynbella Songster

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    So far this has been alot of help. Everyone seems to agree on some of them but there are a few that are still confusing me

    Petey #13

    and Spot #2 ( I put 20 but its suppose to be 2)

    Also will a pullet chase the others and put there neck feathers out because it seems like they are all doing that.


    Also #8 has turned a little mean. She keeps pecking at me and the 5 younger chicks. is this normal at this age?
     

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