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I might be premature, but... Gender guesses?- New Photos 1/8/08

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FLF, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. FLF

    FLF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible to tell gender on these guys at 3 weeks?

    Pretty positive a roo:
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    I think a second roo:
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    Not nearly as developed in the comb, but not as undeveloped as the one I think is a pullet:
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    Pullet?:
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    Almost positive a girl, reminds me of the photos I've seen of her daddy:
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    My Amercauna ?girls?:
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    and my bantam frizzle cochin ?roo?:
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    Any help would be greatly appreciated... Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2008
  2. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens don't have "gender." "Gender" is a social construct used to charecterize perceived ideas about males and females. You're looking for the "sex" of your chicks or whether, biologically, they are male or female. I can't help you with that.

    Carry on.

    Professor Wolfpacker. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2007
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    All I can tell you at this point is your second one has roo written all over it's head. I say repost in 2 weeks. :p
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, we both very well know what she meant, don't we, Wolf? [​IMG] However, I would say gender myself since one of it's dictionary meanings is "sex".
    Your guesses seem pretty good, Debbie. The Ameraucanas I cant see the combs on. If the comb is raised, wide/thick, you can bet its a cockerel on the Ameraucanas.
     
  5. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
    I think you kade really good guesses - REPOST in Jan and let us know if you were correct.
    I think you got all or most of them correct.

    :)
     
  6. FLF

    FLF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I am new to this chicken deal, but I've been trying to absorb what everybody else says like a little sponge [​IMG]

    My Amercauna are totally flat and smooth. Yippee! They are super sweet, and kinda cuddly for chickens.

    Those two "boys" are gonna be very handsome, looks like they're gonna be like Corey's. They are really chunky, it's surprising when I pick them up!

    I don't want any gender confused roos, I don't want any brown "rooster: eggs [​IMG] Just kiddding, I'm not that new!

    The blue one acts very girly and has no comb, and 1 and 3 have much lighter, flatter combs then 4 and 2.

    I will definately repost, everyone will be sick of hearing about them!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'd love to see updated pics in a couple of weeks!
     
  8. FLF

    FLF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well here are my babies again! Everyone is filling out, though I have only two who being easy to judge. I am fearing all of my Black and Gold chicks are roos, but they don't have combs like my definate roo or blue girl. What does everyone else think?

    Sorry the photos aren't great, my camera was not cooperating!

    My Roo
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    My girly girl
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    The unknowns:

    #2
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    #3
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    #1
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    and my 2 Amercauna Girls:

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    Thanks for any help!
     
  9. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stillwater, NJ
    I say they all look like little roos, sorry.
     
  10. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    All the black and gold are for sure boys, all the rest look like pullets accept the first blue one you posted, it may be a roo.
     

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