Pullets or cockerels???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pnp4kidz, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. pnp4kidz

    pnp4kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok here are 2 1/2 week old chicks. The first are BCMs 4 then a mix BCM 1. Then some mixed ones that should lay green and pink eggs!
    Guesses girls vs boys?
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  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Still too young to tell, but I'd say 1, 5 and 6 COULD be cockerels [​IMG]
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Of the BCM's #2 is a male. #4 could go either way, but I'm leaning towards male. #1 and #3 look like pullets.

    On the mixes, I'd have to wait a bit to tell accurately. But as a guess I'd say:

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    6 male
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. quinny1596

    quinny1596 Out Of The Brooder

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    number 1 and 3 are pullets. im not sure on number four but numbers 2,5, and 6 are roos
     
  6. RedneckChikns

    RedneckChikns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that young I can best guess all day long and still be thrown a curve! Wait another week or 2 [​IMG]
     
  7. pnp4kidz

    pnp4kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

    OK, Now we are almost two weeks later, and have chicks that are about 4 weeks old...
    guesses?
    the first one is a slam dunk... purty tho... (and the two white ones didn't make the first upload... )

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    this may be a dup... I'm having a hard time differentiating all of the BCMs this time! LOL!!

    with my DD helping me, herding cats would be easier too, so she might have caught one twice... LOL...

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  8. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just raised two pullets, no boys, but I knew they were female from day one. Specially the black one, the splash one I have had me worried. But my best guess on your new photos...

    After mr Obvious...

    Girl
    Boy?
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    Girl?
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    Duplicate? Boy

    The ? means not sure but leaning towards.
     
  9. pnp4kidz

    pnp4kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks!
    I need to find some way to 'mark' those silly black coppers! they all start looking alike at this juvenile scruffy age!
    I was laughing so hard taking the pics on some of them... man are they ugly!!! that one I think is a dup has that feather, growing upside down! LOL... we kept trying to 'straighten' it, but, alas, it's growing that way!
    I'm so glad some of the light ones are hens... the whole point is that they came from colorful eggs, so will lay pink, green or blue eggs... so if they are all roos... well.... um... not so great!
    we love the first one... I've promised my oldest daughter I won't send him to the freezer... hehe... he walks right over and sits on your hand... so sweet!
    (of course his 'stay' card can be taken back if he grows up and attacks me!!!)
     
  10. pnp4kidz

    pnp4kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Uh oh...!!! I think the dup is the same one as number 2, after Mr Obvious... and you thought his 'good side' looked girl... then the other looked boy... LOL... I love this guessing!
     

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