Hoping this baby Australorp is Alice and not Albert

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HJECG, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. HJECG

    HJECG Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Sooooo cute! And I'm so hopeful for an Australorp named Alice. What do you think? These photos are awful, and this is a teensy baby at this point, but maybe some of you Australorp experts will notice something that suggests one gender or another.

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  2. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the 1st pic the same chick as the other 2 pics just older?
     
  3. HJECG

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    Whoops! Different chick in that photo! Deleting :)
     
  4. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Australorps are not easily sexed as day old chicks, but should be easier to tell once they get around 4 weeks and as late as 8 weeks.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree...too early to tell. Australorps don't have color or feature differences between the sexes at this age.
    Post photos in a few weeks.
    Lady of McCamley
     
  6. HJECG

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    Thanks :) I'll update after Alice (I'm hopeful) grows a bit more
     

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