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Light Sussex gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by midwestchickenwrangler, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. midwestchickenwrangler

    midwestchickenwrangler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my Light Sussex little ones. I would like some help guessing the gender at this age. As with other breeds, I know there is only one true way to know. Egg or crow.
    I noticed today that one of the chicks has more black on its tail feathers than the other two. Is this a sign that it may be a roo? The pictures are a little blurry because my daughter wouldn't stop chasing them. The one that I think is a roo is the top picture. His legs are also a little thicker than the other 2.

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    age please also could you get the pics any bigger for better looking at their combs and wattles please also
     
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  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With my light sussex it was easy to tell, he had red comb and wattles by the time he was 4 weeks old.
     
  4. midwestchickenwrangler

    midwestchickenwrangler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are about 2 weeks old. Their combs and wattles are all about the same size right now, very small but noticeable. None are any more red than another. I will look to see if I see the "pimple" around the vent.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Hard to tell the sex at that age and the pictures but IF the leg color is Yellow like they look in the picture then there not a Sussex.


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