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Light Sussex -Mixed lot - how many boys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HarrisonCreek, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Two of these Buff Sussexes I think are boys. What do you think?
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    The one in the middle is the only one I'm sure is a girl. I also think the one on the right is a girl. The one on the left is most likely a boy.
    The one on the very top is a puzzle. He/she has wattles, but the tail is starting to grow out straight. Very difficult to catch this one (not overly friendly or confident) which makes me think might be a girl after all? Here's a photo of the face,from the top and from the side:
    Is this one a wait-and-see?
     
  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guesses on your Light Sussex, from left to right.

    Male
    Female
    ? need to see it's face
    Male
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    x3
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  6. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    We've sent the one on top back to the farm. He was anti-social anyway.
    We kept the boy on the left to keep an eye on things while they come of age - manage the environment (cats) etc. Such a great chicken. Will be very sad to see him go when he starts to crow.

    The one on the right we are keeping to see. So many people think , from photos, that it's a boy, but compared to the other 2 boys, comb is large, but not red. She's clucky, and large, so maybe just grown early. (fingers crossed)

    Here's *her* face (the rightmost one)
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  7. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Female
     
  8. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    And here s/he is at 12 weeks:

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  9. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    male
     
  10. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Going to need a bigger box for the trip back to the farm. :-(
     

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