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Please help me determine breed and sex of my new Bantam chicks born 4/7/16

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by krisk1, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. krisk1

    krisk1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help me determine breed and sex of my new Bantam chicks born 4/7/16. Her name is Sofia and she is beautiful. Her feathers have grown in much faster than the other 2 Bantam chicks and she is very adventurous and is flying out of their box. She has grown a red comb in recent days and we are hoping she is a pullet and not a rooster. She is only 3 weeks old so I know it will be hard to determine. Any suggestions on breed and sex?

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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Possibly an Old English Game bantam? The second to last pic of the comb makes me think Sofia is a boy...
     
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  3. krisk1

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    Poop... We are still praying she is a girl!
     
  4. krisk1

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    Sofia is changing every day and is just so beautiful. She is 5 weeks old and we still want to know what anyone thinks about her sex. We are hoping she is a girl. Her comb is the same as our grown up OEG hen so we are really really hoping she is a girl... What do you all think?
     
  5. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think at 5 weeks old that is definitely a cockerel
     
  6. krisk1

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    Darn... It is probably why she is so beautiful!
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

    That's a cockerel. Hopefully you can keep him.
     
  8. krisk1

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    I don't think so... I do not enjoy being awoken by a rooster crowing right outside my bedroom window!
     
  9. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

    At first we didn't like it either but now I don't even notice it. [​IMG]
     
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