Sexing Ameraucanas -2.5 months old, still can't tell!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by plumcreek, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. plumcreek

    plumcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 chicks from Paul Smith lines that I hatched out. I thought i would be able to tell by now, they are about 10 weeks I think. Any thoughs or advice?
    Here are some of them:

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    Chick 2
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    Chick 3
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    Chick 4
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    Chick 5
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    Chick 6
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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It's easier to tell with a side profile with the bird standing on the ground.

    I'd suspect #4 to be a cockerel.
    2,5,6 look like females.

    Can't see the others well enough.
     
  3. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post pictures of them standing and with a head on shot so we can see their full comb and face and legs! [​IMG]
     
  4. plumcreek

    plumcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks,
    They are very uncooperative about standing still for a clear picture.
    I get alot of the following when I try:
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    I didn't take pics of the combs because they all look the same to me. I will try tomorrow to get better pics.
     
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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I see lots of pullets. I still suspect one of the blue ones.
     

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