Help with gender of older chicks?

Landon1117

Chirping
Apr 16, 2017
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15
56
Hi guys,
I have seven chicks right now, six which were sold to me as pullets, but I'm beginning to have my doubts. I would appreciate any help with any of the chicks. Let me know if it is too early to sex them, or if I should retake some pictures as well (they weren't being very photogenic).
Chick #1: Dark Brahma, 6 weeks
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Chick#2: Buff Laced Polish, 6 weeks
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Chick #3: Black Australorp, 4 weeks
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Chick #4: Rhode Island Red, 4 weeks
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Chick #5: Golden Laced Cochin, 4 weeks (very nervous about this one)
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Chick #6: Golden Laced Cochin, 4 weeks (a lot larger than the other one)
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The seventh chick I know is a rooster.
Thanks for all of your help in advance!
 

CrazyHenLady386

Chirping
Jun 9, 2016
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58
56
Nova Scotia Canada!
Just watch for reddening combs and wattles. Males tend to get this earlier than hens. Also look up the certain feathers that only males have, this will give you something to look for
 

aglandaetap

Songster
Apr 26, 2017
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Chicks #3,4 look pulletish
Chicks #1,2 can't tell, too much red light on the pic. Please post better pics with more natural lighting.
Chick#4, 6may be a male.
Post pics back in 2-3 weeks to assess better.
 

Chicken Girl1

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The Dark Brahma is a pullet (you can sex them by their feather pattern), the rest don't show any signs of being cockerels yet except for possibly the Chick #5. Post again in another two weeks for the chicks who are 4 weeks old and another week or two for the rest to confirm.
 

Landon1117

Chirping
Apr 16, 2017
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15
56
Thanks for all of your input. I'm so glad that most of them look like pullets.
Now, Chick #5 started growing red wattles today- will it be a rooster?
 

Mountain Peeps

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Thanks for all of your input. I'm so glad that most of them look like pullets.
Now, Chick #5 started growing red wattles today- will it be a rooster?
While roosters do tend to develop bigger and redder combs earlier than hens, don't go judging their gender super early based on that. Sometimes pullets have odd growth spurts around this age where they can appear to be males...
 

RoostersAreAwesome

Crossing the Road
May 21, 2017
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Hi guys,
I have seven chicks right now, six which were sold to me as pullets, but I'm beginning to have my doubts. I would appreciate any help with any of the chicks. Let me know if it is too early to sex them, or if I should retake some pictures as well (they weren't being very photogenic).
Chick #1: Dark Brahma, 6 weeks
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Chick#2: Buff Laced Polish, 6 weeks
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Chick #3: Black Australorp, 4 weeks
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Chick #4: Rhode Island Red, 4 weeks
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Chick #5: Golden Laced Cochin, 4 weeks (very nervous about this one)
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Chick #6: Golden Laced Cochin, 4 weeks (a lot larger than the other one)
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The seventh chick I know is a rooster.
Thanks for all of your help in advance!
Too young to tell.

Can any one helo my sex my 4 GLW chicks? They are about 7 weels old
The one standing up is a roo, I can't really see the others.
 

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