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Need help sexing 5 week old Araucana and Light Sussex chicks!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sagey_7878, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. Sagey_7878

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    Hello everyone! My 3 chicks are now 5.5 weeks old and I have 1 Light Sussex and 2 Araucanas.
    I need to sex them ASAP, as roosters are not allowed in my area unfortunately.
    Any info is much appreciated!
    Thanks guys! :celebrate
     
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  4. LilJoe

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    They look like pullets so far. Although, your sussex might be a cockerel.

    Post back in another week or two
     
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    Thank you so much! I’ll post back in another week :)
     
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  6. Crazy for Chickens!

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    I believe your sussex is a cockerel. Since they are a little young, his comb is getting large, and will probably start reddening very soon. Post more pictures in a week or so, and we should be able to tell for sure. Also, it's so nice when trying to see the birds to have so many pictures and angles of everything! Thank you! :)
     
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    The Light Sussex looks rather boyish to me.
    The others all look like pullets so far!
    I agree with @LilJoe, post back in a week or two ;)

    -Jet
     
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