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Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by catpau63, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. catpau63

    catpau63 New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I am hoping someone can tell me if my baby chicks are gong to be hens or roosters, also does anyone have any idea on the breed of the white Chick, I have included some pics of the babies and the daddy!

    Many Thanks

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  2. jaredthefox

    jaredthefox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is near impossible to tell what breed the white chick is. There are just to many chickens that have white chicks. No way to tell until he gets older. I say he gets older because I believe he is a cockerel. Other than that thought I have no clue what the gender of the other chicks are at this age from those pics.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If the barred bird is the father, and the hens were not barred, all bets are off and you can't sex them by the normal rules of pure barred birds. You'll have to wait til around 6 weeks and look for comb development.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     

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