Lets guess the gender... ?

Ponypoor

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I have four 6-week old chicks that I am trying to guess the gender with. The Daddy is a 'barnyard-mix easter-egger' type. Each chick is from a different hen. I have numbered the chicks in the photos 1 to 4:

Chicks 1 & 2 are from Silkie hens
Chick 3 is from an Americauna
Chick 4 is from a Copper Maran

If anyone would like to give it a go and review the photos and give it your best 'gestimate' on what you think they are - hen/rooster - that would be great. I plan on keeping them until they 'crow or lay an egg' anyways so in the future we can see how accurate we all are. I know Silkies are notoriously difficult but not sure if this holds true for Silkie cross birds.

Look forward to seeing what everyone thinks they are!
 

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(almost) All pullets. #2 is the only possible cockerel IMO.
Can you get a full body picture of #2 standing up (if you can, of course. I know chicks can give a hard time when taking pictures!)
 

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(almost) All pullets. #2 is the only possible cockerel IMO.
Can you get a full body picture of #2 standing up (if you can, of course. I know chicks can give a hard time when taking pictures!)
Will take one tomorrow, they r all in bed now ๐Ÿ˜Š, they went to bed before 4pm today, miserable here today, blowing snow cold dreary....
 

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(almost) All pullets. #2 is the only possible cockerel IMO.
Can you get a full body picture of #2 standing up (if you can, of course. I know chicks can give a hard time when taking pictures!)
Of course everyone was uncooperative today hahaha I only managed onr half decent pic so here is chick #2.... They have been on past two days due to snow and cold so they r all grumpy. I told them sorry kiddos I don't control the weather!

I think its a roo as he/she was facing down one of my bigger pullets face to face ๐Ÿ˜ณ
 

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Of course everyone was uncooperative today hahaha I only managed onr half decent pic so here is chick #2.... They have been on past two days due to snow and cold so they r all grumpy. I told them sorry kiddos I don't control the weather!

I think its a roo as he/she was facing down one of my bigger pullets face to face ๐Ÿ˜ณ
Very likely cockerel. Better pictures still needed :oops:

Try picking him up and then taking pictures.
 

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Very likely cockerel. Better pictures still needed :oops:

Try picking him up and then taking pictures.
Ok here goes I plopped them all on my round bale to be at eye level, tried picking him/her up but didn't work too well.

Here are the best of a dozen I quick snapped hahaha.
 

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Ok here goes I plopped them all on my round bale to be at eye level, tried picking him/her up but didn't work too well.

Here are the best of a dozen I quick snapped hahaha.
Very possible cockerel. Update us in a week with more pictures, and we should have a better idea by then.

1,3,&4 are pullets. For #2, leaning cockerel.
 

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