I bought some "welsummers"... are they roos???

TheNewMrsEvans

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Do these look like Welsummers? Some of the pics look like them, but others don't...
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I've heard you can tell their sex as day olds...how? and what do you think they are?

p.s. let me know if you need a different picture to tell...
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New pics @ 6 weeks of age...
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What ever they are they are both that...please not 2 roos!

New pic of my newest hatched chick...maybe this one is a girl???
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but it looks just like the others did at that age...
 
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wolfie

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I am pretty sure they gave you two ducks too
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sorry just couldn't resist I don't know but I am sure some one will chime in
 

4boysmom

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They look like the welsummers I just hatched....and based on what I could find about sexing them, they both look like girls. The girls head & eye markings are very dark & defined while the males are a little blurred. If I can get the pics loaded, I will post mine later...
 

TheNewMrsEvans

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Like I said some of the pics look like them, but others have almost all dark brown heads...maybe that's because they are girls?!? I hope so...

Yes the ducklings are actually ducklings, not chicks
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You guys are soooooooo silly!
 

ticks

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I remember reading somewhere that you can make a shot at the gender by color; a male is a brighter red color, the females are often brown. This is what I think, I could be totally wrong though.
 

PotterWatch

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If welsummer girls get combs that big by six weeks, I would be surprised. I have never had them though, so I suppose it could be.
 

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