Sex Recheck (with better pictures!)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by starsevol, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. starsevol

    starsevol Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyone has been so nice to me since I joined this forum, I love it here! I don't want to be a bother, but I was hoping you wouldn't mind looking at a few more pics of my chicks and telling me your thoughts. The first 3 are either cochins or cochin/orpington mixes (their mother is a golden laced cochin but these guys don't have good lacing), and the last one is an orpington. Last week 3 of you responded, 2 said I had all pullets, and one said that if I had a roo, it was the one in the second picture. Of course we won't know for certain for a few more weeks, but yesterday my husband heard a very strange sound coming from the chicks outside pen.....

    I have one pic per chick, in the order in which they hatched originally. The oldest is 7 weeks 2 days and the youngest is 6 weeks 4 days. [​IMG]
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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets to me.
     
  4. chacha123

    chacha123 Out Of The Brooder

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    cute!
     
  5. starsevol

    starsevol Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! based on everyone's experience, how many of these girls will still be girls in 8 weeks? Not that they are girls now, if that is the case.....but how often will an initial assessment of sex at 7 weeks stand the test of time?
     

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