Sexing Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MorganAH, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. MorganAH

    MorganAH Out Of The Brooder

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    These babies are still young, so I'm sure it's still too early to tell one some of them, but I thought some of you may be able to tell on a couple? I'm super paranoid about it, and trying not to get too attached in case I have to take one (or more, oh no!) back to the hatchery. Also, if you are an "expert" on the breed but can't tell yet from the pictures, if you could give some pointers on what to look for to distinguish male from female, that would be awesome. Thank you all for any help!


    Plymouth Barred Rock, 2 weeks old
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    Buff Orpington, 1 week old
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    Silver Laced Wyandotte, 1 week old
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    Rhode Island Red, 2 weeks old
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  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    I'm leaning towards all pullets, but it's to young to give an accurate opinion.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets for now, but it is too young to be sure.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed. I would repost their pics again in about 3-4 weeks. By then we should be able to tell you for sure.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Way too young to tell, sorry. If I had to peg anyone as a cockerel it would be the Red, those are some big thick legs. Post again around 5-6 weeks and we'll have a better idea.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    X2. Enjoy those cuties!
     
  8. MorganAH

    MorganAH Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! I definitely will repost in a few weeks. :) And I'll be so sad if my Rhode Island is male... s/he's my favorite.
     

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