please don't say half of them are roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sydney13, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    here is my brahma chick who is 2 weeks old. she is a lot more calm then the other chicks and she isn't as active which makes me thing that she is a pullet but she is also smaller then the others and ive heard that roosters develop slower.
    it might be to early to tell but would you say shes a roo or pullet?

    ok here is my ee so what do you think?

    and here my jersey giant

    here is my orpington
    and here is my other chick who you probably cant tell the sex from this photo but do you think she looks like a golden laced cochin?
    and finnaly this is my barred rock, what sex do you think
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2010
  2. countrychix

    countrychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2010
    Frewsburg, NY
    Is the chick's picture taken at 2 weeks old because boy is it small and underdeveloped if so. Mine looked like that at 3-4 days old and by 2 weeks their body feathers were coming in. Do you have a side view of the chick? We have been able to sex LB by feather length, but we also have both sexes to do a comparison.
  3. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Quote:i have a pic of the side view but my computer will not let me upload it [​IMG]
    acually i just checked and really it is only 10 days olds but is much smaller then the other chicks who are the same age and is not developing a tail feathers yet
    do you think its maybe a bantam lb?
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    bantam seems likely
  5. peepswiththepoof

    peepswiththepoof Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Rougemont, NC
    Boy, Girl, Boy, Boy, Girl, Girl.
  6. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
  7. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    do you really think half of them are roosters? i ordered 25 pullets and then tried picking the 6 that had the smallest combs. i think the brahma is a roo but the jg has a small comb and the orpington is the largest with the largest tail [​IMG]
    here is a pic of them so you can see the size difference
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2010
  8. Rodeoclown1189

    Rodeoclown1189 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2009
    East TN
    the one you think is a golden laced cochin looks more like a buff brahma...
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    The BR is a girl. The rest it's too early to tell. (at least for me)
  10. anniem

    anniem Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2010
    Eugene, OR
    Seems too early to tell. I'm curious how people are choosing gender on all of them so soon. I don't know some of those breeds well, but nothing looks obvious to me.

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