Sexing of 5 week old chicks! Help!

StuckeyFarm

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I know some of these it will likely be too early to tell but I’m so anxious! I’ll post individual pictures in this thread of all of them and you let me know what you think. They are all 5 weeks old except the first and last pictures. Thank you so much!

Chicken #1 This guy is 4 months, Dark Brahma and I’m pretty sure is a rooster just wanted to confirm.
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Chicken #2 I was told Splash Cochin but is a different color than the other splash
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Chicken #3 Blue Cochin
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Chicken #4 Splash Cochin
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Chicken #5 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
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Chicken #6 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
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Chicken #7 Silver Laced Wyandotte and is supposed to be a sexed pullet
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Chicken #8 Dark Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
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Chicken #9 Silver Wyandotte and is supposed to be a sex pullet
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Chicken #10 Dark Brahma
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Chicken #11 Dark Brahma
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Chicken #12 Partridge Silkie
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Chicken #13 Partridge Silkie
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Chicken #14 Bonus Chicken, not positive on breed but maybe RIR
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Chicken #15 Welsummer
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Chicken #16 4 month old Splash Silkie
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LadiesAndJane

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A lot of chicks! Great photos and head shots are perfect! Maybe too early for some of them, especially the silkies, but here are my guesses!
1 is a boy
2 is a girl
3 is a girl
4 is a boy
5 is a girl
6 is a boy
7 is a girl
8 is a boy
9 I am on the fence with as you state is sexed pullet, but comb is pretty red this early so leaning towards boy!
10 is a boy
11 is a girl
12 is a silkie so way too early but looks like a boy
13 same as 12
14, single comb, could go either way but leaning towards a girl
15 is a boy
16 again a silkie, but leaning towards a boy
Phew! :)
 

OneHappyRooster

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Cockerel
Cockerel - red wattle.
Pullet
Cockerel
Pullet
Cockerel
Pullet
Cockerel
Cockerel
Pullet
Pullet
Cockerel
Cockerel
Pullet - not RIR, possible NHR.
Pullet
Cockerel
5 weeks isn't the best age to sex. As always, updated photos in a few weeks will help tons.
 

StuckeyFarm

Songster
Aug 28, 2020
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Northwest Arkansas
A lot of chicks! Great photos and head shots are perfect! Maybe too early for some of them, especially the silkies, but here are my guesses!
1 is a boy
2 is a girl
3 is a girl
4 is a boy
5 is a girl
6 is a boy
7 is a girl
8 is a boy
9 I am on the fence with as you state is sexed pullet, but comb is pretty red this early so leaning towards boy!
10 is a boy
11 is a girl
12 is a silkie so way too early but looks like a boy
13 same as 12
14, single comb, could go either way but leaning towards a girl
15 is a boy
16 again a silkie, but leaning towards a boy
Phew! :)
Thanks so much! It was a big group of chicks! Thankfully one of my broody hens took on 9 of them for me! This batch went way better than our spring batch except that there are so many roosters 😢
 

StuckeyFarm

Songster
Aug 28, 2020
133
373
106
Northwest Arkansas
Cockerel
Cockerel - red wattle.
Pullet
Cockerel
Pullet
Cockerel
Pullet
Cockerel
Cockerel
Pullet
Pullet
Cockerel
Cockerel
Pullet - not RIR, possible NHR.
Pullet
Cockerel
5 weeks isn't the best age to sex. As always, updated photos in a few weeks will help tons.
Thanks so much! I’ll post updates in a few weeks! And thanks for letting me know about the bonus chick!
 

LadiesAndJane

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Hi,

just checking in...who from your first lot ended up as girls and boys? Sitting with my 5 week old chicks pondering who’s what!

@StuckeyFarm
Yes I agree, it would be good to know how they turned out! Fun to see if any of my guesses were correct🤣😊
 

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