Mostly hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RidgeviewChick, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    Is it just me or does it look like this clutch of chicks are mostly pullets? They are wheaten Marans with a couple of blue Marans thrown in. [​IMG]

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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young. Post individual pictures when they are about five weeks old, maybe older.
     
  3. KoopOnTruckin

    KoopOnTruckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they now? They look about 7-10 days old. If so they look like mostly pullets.
     
  4. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    You are bang on for age. They are about 10 days old.
     
  5. KoopOnTruckin

    KoopOnTruckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only know as i have some 6 and some 13 day old chicks currently. I've raised 4 sets of chicks up to solid adults, but they grow so fast and i didn't take photos as often as i should have. There was an article a few days ago on the homepage about what chickens to buy and it gave some info on how to tell the sex at 1 and 5 weeks old, great article. I'll see if i can find it for you.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Wheaten varieties can be sexed by coloring at a very young age. Those do seem to be mostly pullets, but you'll know for sure when the chest feathers start coming in.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    beautiful babies, looks like they need a wider brooder so they can navigate around all sides of waterer
     

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