Need help identifying Ameraucanas, silkies, FCM, and polish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MAchicken105, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. MAchicken105

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    Hi everyone, new to the forum and first time chicken owner here. Could you all help me ID the sex in my group of 9? The pics aren't the best because they are a rambunctious group.

    I'll start with my favorite, the polish. I'm nervous she might be a roo, she's the leader of the group from what I can tell and is 6 weeks. She's very outgoing and friendly to me. Definitely has the most personality out of the group.

    Then there are 2 silkies, black and white. I will note that the black silkie has a bit of blue tinge to her adult feathers and is the smallest in the group at 6 weeks.

    Then I have one BCM that I'm almost positive is a hen only because when I picked her up over a week ago, she was with her siblings and you could tell the Roos right away from the hens. They had larger combs and they were red she is 5 weeks.

    Lastly there are 5 Ameraucanas that were in a blue/black mixed flock, they all look black to me. They are all 5 weeks as well. Let me know what you think! [​IMG]
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    Anybody?!? :(
     
  6. debid

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    Male -- spiky crest feathers (females have blunt ended feathers).
     
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    Probably male. Upright stance and comb starting to develop.

    ETA Watch for colored feathers. Copper in neck only is a female sign, red on wing bows is a male sign.
     
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  8. debid

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    No clue on the Silkies. I'll leave that to Silkie experts.

    The rest of the black feathered chicks could be female but it's too much soon to be sure.
     

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