how old is old enough to tell?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wchumbler, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. wchumbler

    wchumbler Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 6 pullets when they were only 6 days old. I've only had chickens for 2 years and never that young, so when the breeder sais she done it ling enough she knows hens from rooster so yojng , i believe her. Well now at 4 months im thinking i may have 2 hens and 4 roosters. Ive looked on line fo images of hens and rooster for cochens, cuckoo maran, copper maran, and olive eggers. Still not sure and i wanted color eggs, so when can you tell? I will try to get some picture s, the lady says she will exchange all rooster for hens, but the pic i sent her i Aug she still says all hens. Help,
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    Baby is olive egger or a copper maran
    white butt is a cuckoo maran
    pearl is a olive egger
    chipmonk is a cochin

    All are right T 4 months are i bought all hens
     
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  2. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here Premium Member

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    Post pictures, then you can get a better answer.
     
  3. wchumbler

    wchumbler Out Of The Brooder

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    I will ge some new ones tomorrow
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    When you post photos, I'll be happy to help!
     
  6. wchumbler

    wchumbler Out Of The Brooder

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    Posted pic, thanks
     
  7. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know those breeds but I think you could be right, they all seem to have the longer skinny feathers growing in on their necks. How do they compare with neck feathers to the ones you think are girls?
     
  8. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All boys
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Pictures added show cockerels.
     
  10. wchumbler

    wchumbler Out Of The Brooder

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    Girls look fatterer and rounder
     

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