Sexing my 6 week olds

Birdcrazy

Songster
10 Years
Dec 21, 2009
711
62
191
Australia
Hi guys,

Would anybody be able to have a go at sexing my chicks? They are 6 weeks old - however the eggs came from a friend’s mixed flock so most are unknown crossbreeds.
They were quite difficult to take any good photos of, but I can get more if needed. :p

I’m thinking hen for the little Sussex
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The little bantam-y baby is from my own flock, so hoping for hen!
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This guy is a suspected roo
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This one looks a little roo, also?
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I’m really hoping hen for this little black one! She is super, super friendly
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This one is from my flock - my rooster is a silkie/Cochin and the mum likely a Sussex.
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The squad
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Thanks guys, I appreciate any help.
 

oldhenlikesdogs

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It's hard when there are so many pictures without labels. Those with the bigger redder combs are boys, I see maybe 4 or 5 including the black one. The females have smaller combs like the silkie/cochin Sussex mix.
 

Alexandra33

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Apr 3, 2015
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I can't go through each and every picture, since there are so many, but here's the gist:
Pic #2 - cockerel on right.
Pic #3 - two cockerels on left.
Pic #5 - cockerel.
Pic #7 - cockerel.
Pic #15 - cockerel.

It's likely everybody else is a pullet, though there's still time for things to change. :) Cute babies! :love

~Alex
 

Crazy for Chickens!

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Going through the pics one by one. As shown on screen, i will label from left to right:
Pullet
Pullet, Cockerel
2 with heads up: cockerels
Pullet
Cockerel
Cockerel, Cockerel
Cockerel
Cockerel, Cockerel, Cockerel
2 with heads up: Cockerels; 2 with heads down, Left: pullet Right: cockerel
All cockerels except little white one in the right back, and the farthest forward red one
Pullet, Cockerel
Cockerel
Cockerel
3 pics, same black bird: Cockerel
Pullet
Cockerels; white one is a pullet. Can't see the red one that's head is turned
3 cockerels running in a row
same
the white one and the red one closest to the big hen are pullets. Rest are boys.


Next time you post, do individual pics of each one's comb, in order. :)
 

Birdcrazy

Songster
10 Years
Dec 21, 2009
711
62
191
Australia
Thanks everyone! They were super hard to photograph as they are so quick and not friendly unless I’m tempting them with food :p
Some of the browns are a bit hard for me to distinguish between too
There are 10 altogether but it looks like I’ve hit the boy jackpot again :barnie
 

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