Sexing 3 week old Swedish Flower Hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chschick, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. chschick

    chschick New Egg

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    3 weeks old. This one had a smaller comb than some of the others I had to choose from. The woman I purchased his from will trade a roo for a pullet, I am just racking my brain trying to figure it out. I was wondering if yall would help me guess. It may be inaccurate but at least it's fun!
     
  2. RooDen

    RooDen Out Of The Brooder

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    My guess would be that its a roo as the comb at 3 weeks old is a orange color whereas that of a pullet would have been pale in color. Just a guess though there are chances of me being wrong but as u said it - its fun anyways [​IMG]
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'm pants a chicken gender, but I'd also think that the comb is quite well developed so I agree.

    The gender gurus will no doubt shoot me down in flames - they usually do! [​IMG]

    CT
     
  4. chschick

    chschick New Egg

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    Here is a side veiw just for fun. I think I need to get some better lighting in these photos. He or she is super cute, regardless.
     
  5. pennylane13

    pennylane13 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG]I've got three SFH's or roosters. They are 3 weeks old. Can anyone tell me if they are Roos or hens? The Swedish flower hens are from right to left in the photo with 4 chicks. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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