Sexing faverolle chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by loopy12, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. loopy12

    loopy12 Songster

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    I have three faverolles chicks I am unsure of the gender of. They are pure bred, eggs from a local breeder (in Italy). Two are much darker, but the color in their primaries is dark gray/brown not true black that I read indicates roosters.
    I have hatched so many boys this year - about 20% girls total...across ten different breeds...awful ratio!

    Anyway, what do you think? This is my first time with Faverolles.

    Chick 1: (14 days old -late hatcher)

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    Chick 2, 16 days old:

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    Chick 3, 16 days old:

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    Last edited: Jun 14, 2016

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    JUST A GUESS : # 1 a cockerel, # 2 a pullet, # 3 maybe a cockerel.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Crowing

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    Hmmmm... A bit too young right now but in a few weeks maybe!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    I guess the same as Sourland
     

  5. I also think #1 and #3 are cockerels, and #2 is a pullet.

    ~Alex
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 9 Years

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    Number 2 is your only pullet.
     
  7. loopy12

    loopy12 Songster

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    :hit: :rolleyes:
    I swear there's something in the water this year...36 chicks...only 7 girls...
     
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