Sexing 2 2 month old Rhode Island Red chicks

Ozzy1

In the Brooder
6 Years
Jul 4, 2013
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Hey! :)
My two Light Sussex chicks were pretty easy to sex - one cockerel and one pullet - but I'm not entirely sure about the sex of these two. Here's what they look like:

Baby -
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Kofta -
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I think Kofta could be a pullet, but I'm not certain.

What do you guys think?
 

BantamLover21

Crowing
7 Years
Jul 24, 2013
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Both cockerels. These are the signs on which I base my decision:

The tails are rather undeveloped--cockerels usually grow/feather in slower than pullets.
The body shape is rather gangly/blocky, which is typical of a cockerel.
Comb and wattles are prominent
Legs are thick
You can see the beginnings of pointed hackle (neck) and saddle (back) feathers--feathers of pullets in those areas are blunted and wide.
 

CCCCCCCCHICKENS

Crowing
7 Years
Dec 3, 2012
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Indiana
Both cockerels. These are the signs on which I base my decision:

The tails are rather undeveloped--cockerels usually grow/feather in slower than pullets.
The body shape is rather gangly/blocky, which is typical of a cockerel.
Comb and wattles are prominent
Legs are thick
You can see the beginnings of pointed hackle (neck) and saddle (back) feathers--feathers of pullets in those areas are blunted and wide.
X2, the same reasons I was going to say cockerels
 

Veer67

Songster
7 Years
Jul 2, 2013
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Together with the flock
Both cockerels. These are the signs on which I base my decision:

The tails are rather undeveloped--cockerels usually grow/feather in slower than pullets.
The body shape is rather gangly/blocky, which is typical of a cockerel.
Comb and wattles are prominent
Legs are thick
You can see the beginnings of pointed hackle (neck) and saddle (back) feathers--feathers of pullets in those areas are blunted and wide.
x3
 

Ozzy1

In the Brooder
6 Years
Jul 4, 2013
37
0
22
Thanks guys!
It is a shame we ended up with 3/4 chicks being cockerels - there's gonna be a lot of crowing in a few months now! Hope the neighbours don't complain.
 

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