sexing all my bantams!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChaChaP, Apr 28, 2017.

  1. ChaChaP

    ChaChaP Just Hatched

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    My babies are ranging from three to fiveish weeks and I think I'm starting to see some characteristics here and there, but let's see what you think!

    New Boot Goof is a 4wk mille fleur d'uccle that I'm starting to worry is a cockerel (crossing my fingers I'm wrong)
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    Say Something Hat Day is a 4wk white crested black polish who I'm thinking is a pullet as the crest is quite puff and was very full and round when I aquired at a couple days old
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    Tack A Rama is a 5-6wk old white bantam cochin who is looking pretty dang cocky to me, and has been a bit of a turd to the other chicks lately. Such a pretty chick though!
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    And lastly, Pillow Pants is a 3wk old silkie, who I'm pretty sure is too young to sex, but who doesn't want more pics of silkie chicks?!?
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    So anywho, there's my babies! If you have any insights you'd like to share, awesome! If not, enjoy my babies anyways!
     
  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    number one is a cockerel. second is too young to tell. three looks like cockerel. Silkie is still too young to tell.
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    No. 1 cockerel - sorry but, really red comb

    Polish is much too young to sex - they are difficult like silkies. Nice bushy comb can indicate pullet. But during the next few weeks if streamers shoot out and it gets a wild rock star look - bets are off - it's probably a roo

    Banty cochins develop faster looking rooish (comb) but don't lose hope yet

    Pillow Pants is MUCH too young. Best age for trying to ID is 4-5 mos. If not then, when they crow or lay eggs. That's silkies for you.

    Thank you for pleasure of seeing such adorable chicks. I love banties.
     

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