- May 5, 2015
Hi, all. I am brand new to the forum and to chickens. I currently have my very first chickens, and they are bantam Easter Eggers I purchased locally. The chicks are within a day or two of being six weeks old. I was hoping for help with sexing these guys, if it's possible at this time.
#1 is white and black, is the largest, with a very long neck and thick, long legs. It is also the most timid with me, but not necessarily the other chicks.
#2 is the most vocal and communicative. This one asks for treats. It actually yells at me from the other room. I hoped it would be a pullet but it's getting an awfully red comb.
(No. 3 did not make it.)
#4 I suspect is a cockerel. It has the largest, reddest comb, the most colors in its plumage, and it is quite bold at times. I love its colors
#5 I suspect is a pullet. It is the smallest chick, and has had no redness or significant enlargement of the comb. It is a pretty copper and black.
I fear #1 and #2 are also little cockerels, but being new I am unsure of everything. Any and all experienced chicken opinions are welcome! I have the photos named, but I cannot see the names in my preview, so there are two photos each of three chicks - No. 1, No.2 and No. 4, and one of the last chick, No. 5.