Help with sexing my 5 week olds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hayesfamily, May 23, 2012.

  1. hayesfamily

    hayesfamily Hatching

    Apr 23, 2011
    So we have 5 five week olds and though I have some suspicions I could use some help, this being the first time we've raised unsexed chicks.
    here are some pi

    chick one. Silver laced Wyandotte, pretty pink on top, thinking cockerel?


    Now here's why I start to get confused cuz this is our Sexlink and she's the reddest on top[​IMG]

    Here's where I cross my fingers and think I'm deluding myself, this is our Cochin, chick 2, the only Cochin we have so nothing to compare to but thats a pretty big and pink right? say it's a girl please[​IMG]

    heres a different view

    Chick 3, Ameraucana, thinking girl?

    Chick 4, another Ameraucana, much bigger than 3, in fact biggest of all chicks, but no sign of red on top..... big girl?

    thanks in advance for any help

  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

    Jan 12, 2012
    1st two pictures look like you have cockerels, the 3rd, 4th, and 5th pictures look like pullets. That's some good luck, actually ~
  3. hayesfamily

    hayesfamily Hatching

    Apr 23, 2011
    thank you. Is that even possible that the sex link is a cockerel? We picked one of the red babies so we'd have one guarantee girl, but yeah the top is pretty pink.
  4. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Songster

    May 1, 2011
    SLW, sexlink and cochin...roos.


    The cochin is way too red and advanced in the comb and wattles to be a pullet.

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