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need help sexing the 10 13 week old blackrock/rhodeislandred cross.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dan91, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. dan91

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    Here are the 10 chicks, i have already posted however in the group pictures it was hard to tell, i think i have 2 or 3 cockerels with the rest being pullets.

    Any thoughts would be much appreciated!
     
  2. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. dan91

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    thanks very much.
    i have been looking at the size of their combs and thickness of there legs.
    Dan
     
  4. ChicknsRock

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    All cockerels.
     
  5. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As time goes on, it will be even easier tell them apart.
     
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  6. dan91

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    Cant possibly be all cockerels? what makes you say that?

    the differences in them are huge
     
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    They're not all cockerels, don't worry. There are some very obvious girls in that group.

    The ones that stand out to me as boys are 3, 4, 6, 8, and maybe 9 and 10, though not positive. They might just be hens who are aging quickly. Everyone else looks like a pretty little hen.
     
  8. dan91

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    Thanks :)
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Hen
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    roo? not positive on this one
    hen--where'd that crest come from? It's cute!
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    roo--again, not positive.

    At this age I'm going off comb size and redness, plus darker shading on the wing bow for red birds, or red leakage on the wing for black birds.

    Very nice pics, too, thank you! It must have taken a while with that many birds, but those are nice shots for guessing gender.
     
  10. dan91

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    yea thanks it did take a while especially when the phone ran out of battery half way through. :D We also love the one with the funky crest, will send you the picture of the mother if you like she is similar but totally black gets called granny.

    The last three you think are roos they are alot smaller than number 3, also the wattles are tiny in comparison?

    just (clucking) at straws need some new ladies!
     

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