SS sexing!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bbond, Apr 3, 2018.

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  1. bbond

    bbond Songster

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    6740FD49-CEFD-44F4-BDEE-3FEEE376D8C4.jpeg I have two super de duper cute chicks. They’re about 5 or 6 wks now. At first i thought one was a roo because of the comb and wattles and now I think the other is because of its tail and I think the one with a comb is a pullet? I’ve never sexed them as chicks before. I read the older thread but didn’t really get a definitive answer from the older posts. I’ve included photos from today and from about a week ago 6740FD49-CEFD-44F4-BDEE-3FEEE376D8C4.jpeg F3DF6B92-02F6-4835-AB3F-F16D510EB08B.jpeg F9BE64F0-E737-449C-A580-44BF47A7A7B7.jpeg 8825B415-596D-467F-985B-BF55553B8B3A.jpeg DAD37FC8-FFE4-41E2-8744-B8C63BCF76B9.jpeg 7FE3E708-1AAD-45B8-9901-3C7C0E9869F1.jpeg 5F5B222C-04CB-41DA-9CA4-12EC28AA5E2B.jpeg
     
  2. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    #2 is too young to tell gender, #1 is most likely a cockerel.
     
  3. bbond

    bbond Songster

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    Thanks! That’s what I thought initially. They are the same age and the one without a comb is much smaller. I’m just curious if the tail is telling at all. They were straight run so Fx for at least one girl!
     
  4. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    The tail doesn't tell anything. The large, red comb on chick #1 is what makes me think it's a cockerel.
     
  5. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Agreed
     
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  6. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    In addition to the larger comb, the white chest is a phase that the cockerels seem to have.
    Mary
     
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