Help with sexing a blue australorp

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Taini, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Taini

    Taini Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time keeping chickens so I have little to no knowledge in guessing their sex. Can anyone help me in sexing my blue australorp? I am not quite sure of its age either, so any advise on either would be much appreciated!!!
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  2. fancyfeathers38

    fancyfeathers38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure you'll be glad to know that she is a hen. [​IMG]She's small so she'll probably be around 4-6 months.
    Very pretty![​IMG]
     
  3. Taini

    Taini Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks :) Anyone else care to share an opinion?
     
  4. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    Looks like a pretty little hen to me too.
     
  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Girl!!!! :D
     
  6. Taini

    Taini Out Of The Brooder

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    what signs gave away its sex??
     
  7. fancyfeathers38

    fancyfeathers38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A rooster would have a much bigger and redder comb by now, her small feet and thin legs and also the lack of shiny saddle and tail feathers also gave her away.

     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    First - Wow, nice lacing. Blues rarely have good lacing except in Andalusians.

    Second, definite girl. Boys will have solid dark blue wings, developing dark lustrous blue saddle feathers and hackle feathers, and a darker blue curved male tail, larger than the female's developing.
     
  9. Taini

    Taini Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help. I hope you are all right!!! I don't know much about the breed or chooks in general so any info is helpful.
     
  10. HEN!!

    a rooster would have a redder comb, hackle feathers, and saddle feathers more pointy

    just saying cause you asked,

    SHE SO PRETTY! gimme ! [​IMG]
     

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