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Light Sussex Chooks - Male or Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Badman, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Badman

    Badman Out Of The Brooder

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    Ladies & Gents, I need your help to know if there are ladies or gents????
    I am thinking gents, but others are saying pullets..... no eggs and no crowing so we are awaiting in suspense!

    Any advise would be appreciated, thanks.




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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say rooster, I think I see saddle feathers.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    First and foremost, how old? That's a big thing in determining gender.

    The bird on the right in the first and third picture appears to be a rooster, I'm seeing saddle feathers. If they're the same age, probably both roosters.

    The best pictures for sexing are profile shots, including legs and comb. If you could get those it would be great.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Badman

    Badman Out Of The Brooder

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    G'day Donrae,

    I will get some better shots including profile and post them shortly, thank for your help.
     
  6. Badman

    Badman Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, defiantly scored two roosters! Spring has sprung here in Canberra and so have they...... Both crowing and jumping the hens we have. So we've now bought a incubator and awaiting its arrival with a dozen mixed eggs from our gold and silver laced Wyndottes. Hope they will be a good cross for laying eggs.
     

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