If it crows, it'll have to go!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LivWhite, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. LivWhite

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    Hi, I'm just starting out and I'm establishing my flock. I got some chicks that unsexed. Just wondering if anyone could help me guess what they are.
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    A. 3 week old mixed breed.

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    B. 4 week old Peking

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    C. 4 week old Silkie cross

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    D. 4 week old Silkie cross

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    E. 5 week old Sizzle

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    F. 4 week old mixed breed

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    G. 5 week old mixed breed

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    H. 5 week old mixed breed

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    I. 12 week old Frizzle
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I'd say, too soon to tell. It will be a long time before they crow anyway.
    Before I knew my neighbors didn't care or couldn't hear them, I would always butcher a rooster a few days after their first feeble crow.
    Now I have about 10 roosters.
     
  3. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  4. sisq

    sisq Out Of The Brooder

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    All of them look like roosters to me expect for A and F. It's hard to tell at this age though.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    B, E, H, and I look like cockerels to me. They're all still a little young to be sure, though.
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2015
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too early especially with silkie crosses, I'd love to know what the other parent was - C & D are adorable.
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    It's too early for definitive sexing, but I would guess B, C, E, G, H, and I are cockerels, and A, D, and F are pullets.
     

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