Sexing Month Old Seramas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kherokee, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From hatch they always looked like little girls from the start but now I figure is a better time to check!

    Any ideas?
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    Chick #1: Charlie

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    Chick #2: Echo

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    Chick #3: Delta

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    Chick #4: Blue

    Now I have two adult serama hens: one has a large red comb and waddles, and the other hen has a small comb and no waddles so sexing is a bit difficult [​IMG]
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chicken Obsessed

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    Just by the way Echo is standing gives me a feeling that he may be a cockerel. Delta and Blue look like pullets. Charlie tips the scale at 50--50. I am searching for a couple seramas, but in order to get some, I would have to travel 150 miles round trip... That is the closest I found, and the other drawback... Peeps will only sell pairs or roosters.... I can only have hens..[​IMG]... Not to mention overpriced..... In my case the biggest gainer is the BP gas station. [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    It's a little early to tell though.
     
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  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    None of the them are screaming cockerel, but they are still very young.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree, but I am a bit concerned about the size of the comb on chick # 1. I would suggest posting their pics again in about 3-4 weeks. By then their gender should be much more obvious.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to post on the serama thread as another option. I think as long as the combs are not red, they can be somewhat large at an early age. My friend got 2 serama pullets years ago and I was sure she got stuck with cockerels. They both had large combs but not red. They seemed to mature at an early age, and have gone broody frequently, but with no rooster - they are wasting their time.
     
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  7. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Delta at 8 weeks [​IMG]

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    Echo 8 Weeks
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    Charlie 8 Weeks
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    Blue 8 Weeks
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    Any tips would be lovely! I do see Charlie with a redder comb and waddles but my current hen has a huge red comb and waddles so I can never tell. Maybe I should wait until someone starts to crow [​IMG]
     
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  8. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all appear to be pullets judging by their coloring and pretty small comb size. :)
     
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  9. foghat leghorn

    foghat leghorn Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 seramas 5 weeks old. I've known that Cowboy was a roo for a couple of weeks now. He developed a huge comb early and he's already very protective over the other 4. He made his first attempts at crowing today. It was so pathetic! lol...I think you have all hens, from the pics..
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  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You have all pullets. Serama cockerels have combs miles long by that age.
     
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