Sumatra Sexing? (Picture Heavy!)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kherokee, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These two beautiful guys are coming in with wonderful color (waiting for a couple stubborn white feathers to go away) but does anyone have any sexing ideas so far? I think #1 is a female and #2 may be male because I'm thinking im seeing saddle feathers but Sumatras one of the worst to sex!!

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    Also wondering how to keep their tails from fraying like they are currently? The edges are rough looking and I hope they smooth out - is it a feed thing? Thanks so much!
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old are they? I'm thinking it might be a little too early to know for sure. [​IMG]

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  3. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a feeling they were too young but its always nice to have a hunch! They are about 9 weeks old now [​IMG]
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They actually aren't too young, then! I'm going to say that, for the moment, they both look like pullets. [​IMG]

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  5. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much! Males are stunning but I dont know if my serama hens could handle those spurs!
     

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