Help with sexing my 5 week olds?

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

  1. hayesfamily

    hayesfamily Hatching

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    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?

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

     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

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    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

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    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

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    SLW, sexlink and cochin...roos.

    EEs...pullets

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

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