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Sexing Araucana Chicks - Part 1

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lemonpie, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. Lemonpie

    Lemonpie Out Of The Brooder

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    I need some help sexing some chicks before I sell some of them. The first chick is a few days older than the rest. He is nearly five weeks old and the other chicks are nearly four weeks old. I am doing a part 2 as there are 10 chicks, once I am finished ill paste it here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1071938/araucana-chick-sexing-part-2

    Please note: These are Australian birds and are not rumpless!!!

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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're a bit too young yet, maybe try again at 8wks and pictures of their combs. Chick #1 maybe Roo as is #3 but they're ALL pretty colored birds. Hope you'll repost picture in a few weeks with the combs.
     
  3. Lemonpie

    Lemonpie Out Of The Brooder

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    I had these sexed today. #1 and #3 were actually very strong pullets and it looks like we have 1 or 2 males!
     
  4. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics of the combs would be better.
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    1 and 3 are cockerels and 2,4,5 are pullets. Pictures of wings to help you out with sexing.
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    Last edited: Jan 7, 2016
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I would wait a couple more weeks.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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