Now that my "Mystery Babies" are 4 weeks, I was hoping people could give me some insight as to breed and gender. I'm still new to this, and would like to understand the signs of guessing these things better. Thanks in advance for any help! Sorry for the not-so-great pictures. They think the camera is an evil and terrible monster coming to kill them, so getting good pictures is difficult! The first three pictures are of two different chicks (pictured together in the third). They looked very similar when younger, but now one is noticeably bigger, has faster feather/wing development, and is darker black. The next two are of a chick I think is at least part Welsummer. He/she has a chipmunk line down its back, and has the eye lines. This one is growing much slower than all the others. Probably half the size of most of them, and a third the size of the largest (they were all hatched the same day) The next one (6th picture), is of a Cream Legbar and I was told a girl for sure. The 7th and 8th pictures are of possibly a Cuckoo Maran? The last two are of the most mysterious. No idea what this one could be. It had very slow feather development and was very fuzzy until it recently started getting some more feathers. What I understand: Faster feather development=girl, larger=male, longer legs=male, more docile=female. Are these accurate? If so, the biggest one also had fastest wing and feather development, so it could be boy or girl? Can anyone help?!