Sexing Chicks, and what coloration?

DelaneyMGB25

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Hello! I have nine 3 month old chicks to sex, I’m pretty sure I have at least one cockerel, but I’m not 100% positive on the others. They are all modern Game Bantams, except two brown Red old English Bantams (Hatched from a lemon blue breeding trio), and these two seem to have a lessened development, their same age sibling (a pullet) was a lot larger, but she passed a week ago.

English Bantam #1
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English Bantam #2 4EFDFCE5-DB3B-4877-A230-8F044E862164.jpeg
Lemon blue modern, same bird in next pic as well EB0C78DA-94C7-4D6E-BCAC-61B53BDA525D.jpeg 864A852F-3082-444D-AFA9-B32B14DC4F4A.jpeg
Lemon blue modern #2 (currently taking care of eye problem) 79A6E144-BA8D-4562-9799-EFBD0C7438AD.jpeg
Birchen modern #1, same bird in next pic 9D8B7198-EE9E-4734-9326-F14088FB4A4F.jpeg FA9E8485-3227-43E4-A9F7-D823F159BFE8.jpeg
Lemon Blue #3 A653202F-0AE5-45DC-8790-B32016AE1B95.jpeg
Birchen #2, pretty sure this is a cockerel 7BE22A17-392D-4E2D-AA6E-8E9BD71EF222.jpeg E8604675-CDD6-47FE-9130-63288B083274.jpeg
Birchen #3 30B2FE0C-9C9B-44E1-B60F-35A02B43D836.jpeg
Lemon blue #4 9222A14A-DB99-40A2-BA1D-B24C85AEDEA7.jpeg ACF46324-53BF-4917-923F-A2D1453B88EF.jpeg

I also have this oddly colored chick. There are two chicks from the same hen, a silver blue modern hen. The only issue, is i’m Not sure who the dad is. She had been penned with a birchen cock, who was still young and not mature enough to try to be breeding. But I wanted chicks from this hen, so I put her with a lemon blue sport (making babies either a sport, lemon blue, or silver blue) for a day. So while I thought these chicks were from the sport, one is off in coloring, making me question what coloration he’ll possibly feather into. The second chick, it’s egg laid only 3 days after the first chick’s, is a sport, so it’s positive the sport rooster is the father.
He has some brown/gold coloring around his face that i’ve never had in any of my moderns before.
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Thank you!!
 

Faraday40

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At what age can you sex Mod Game Bantams? Mine are 6 weeks and both still look like girls. Could they both be girls or do they need more time?

Here are close ups of my 2:

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DelaneyMGB25

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At what age can you sex Mod Game Bantams? Mine are 6 weeks and both still look like girls. Could they both be girls or do they need more time?

Here are close ups of my 2:

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I agree that they do both look like pullets although so pictures of them standing/walking around would be helpful!
I can usually sex mine around weeks 4-6.
 

Faraday40

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I brought them inside and took a few pics. (I tried to get them to stand upright by touching under the beak.)

July 4th hatch, so 6 weeks old

Black (my fav.; a bit calmer & smaller)
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Blue has always been slightly larger - even at hatch. Body feels more solid / muscular.
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