is this chick male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emmakate, May 19, 2019.

  1. emmakate

    emmakate In the Brooder

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    315749C4-CE57-4F44-97EE-BF7605778587.jpeg 9E444885-6AF4-4B71-9F7B-E2392B880FB3.jpeg AF233921-5578-4841-9FAD-C5AB5A13E8BB.jpeg DB738BD9-29A7-45D0-BB5C-2212CBF41049.jpeg he/she is about 2 weeks old. we got her from a breeder close by. idk if he sexed them very well or not. she/he is a barred rock chick.
     

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  2. cluckmecoop7

    cluckmecoop7 Crowing

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    That is much to young to tell, sorry. The earliest you can usually tell is 6 weeks.

    But if I were to guess I think you have a rooster.
     
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  3. emmakate

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    ok. thanks!
     
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  4. Goatcrazychickengirl

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    I really like how well shown the chick is in the pictures, many post one pic of a chick and ask what sex even though you cant even see the whole chick. But your pictures show the key points in telling if a chick is Male or female. First, it is a bit to soon, but I'd guess hen from the pictures. Second, look at its vent if it place very high, small and close to the tail it is most likely rooster but very low and large probably means hen. This is my method of telling but it is not exact so you camt really be sure
     
  5. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    It really is too soon to tell, but I'm leaning toward cockerel. Post more pictures in a few weeks, it should be easier to tell the sex by then :)
    cute little thing btw :love
     
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  6. MagpieDucks

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    The barring is very wide which indicates a male. As mentioned above, it is much too early to give an accurate response, but based off of what I’m seeing, I would guess cockerel.
     
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  7. emmakate

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    thank you! i will make sure to check.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Much too young please post new photos at 6-8 weeks
     
  9. emmakate

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    E68B8615-A567-46A8-B74C-F37CC4ADC77F.png D2565C4E-99CC-4F29-AA61-AF0BC4461FA1.png this is daisy (top) vs bee (bottom) . they’re siblings and daisy is a little over a week older. i think that bee is a rooster by looking at the comb.
     
  10. MagpieDucks

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    I feel very confident saying that is a cockerel.
     

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