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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SparksNV, May 11, 2011.

  1. SparksNV

    SparksNV Songster

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    I can't have roosters and I have 10 chickies (only got pics of 9 of them) - I need help deciding which ones are girls and boys...

    They are all 4 weeks on 5/10

    I have

    French Black Copper Marans

    A. pretty sure a cockeral
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    B. not sure
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    C. cockeral
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    D. cockeral
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    E. not sure
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    Black Amerucana crossed w/EE

    not sure on any of these

    F.
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    G.
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    H.
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    I.
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    Thanks for any and all help! [​IMG]
     

  2. SparksNV

    SparksNV Songster

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    They all look pretty ratty - is this normal?

    Thanks!
     
  3. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Songster

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    I only see one Pullet (E) in the black copper Marans and as for the easter eggers.. You will have to wait longer, it's hard to sex those until they are older.
     
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  4. UrbanFarmerGirl

    UrbanFarmerGirl Chirping

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    Based just on my limited experience I would guess that E is a girl and I is a girl, F,G, also possibly girls. H could be a boy but I would wait to be sure. I think your guesses on the first bunch are right- except for E they all look like roosters to me. I am curious to see what others guess.
     
  5. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Songster

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    Im no good at sexing, but i like your hair tie idea for their legs! I never thought of that. Im sure its alot more comfortable than the plastic bands too!
     
  6. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Songster

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    E, F, G and I look like girls to me. A, C, D probably boys. Not sure about B...
     
  7. Player Hater

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    Quote:they will look funny until they finish feathering out
     

  8. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    My guess is A C D boys.
     
  9. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Songster

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    I agree ACD look like boys to me too
     
  10. SparksNV

    SparksNV Songster

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    Thanks everyone - I was hoping for at least 2 of the marans being pullets but I think only one is... [​IMG]

    I will post additional pictures of the second bunch (EE's) as they mature more...

    That being said....

    Anyone want a FCBM cockeral (or two or three or....)????? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2011

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