Swedish Flower Hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by moglet, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. moglet

    moglet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell what sex my 6 week old Swedish Flower Chicks are? I think the one with the black crest might be female but I haven't a clue! P1020509.JPG P1020510.JPG P1020498.JPG
     
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  2. redhen689

    redhen689 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could usually tell by the size of their comb, but I never had crested SFH so that makes it a little more difficult to tell for me.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I never knew they could be crested - sorry
     
  4. moglet

    moglet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are really difficult to sex! for me anyway, but I have 4 boys and 2 girls!
     
  5. moglet

    moglet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The crest makes it even more difficult to sex them too!
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    A little young but they look to be pullets to me. I've raised Swedish Flowers for several years and my cockerels usually are obvious by 6-7 weeks.
     
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  7. moglet

    moglet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's interesting, I do hope they are pullets, now and again some of them spar with each other, but they don't fight. The one that is definitely a boy is on the group photo, the mostly white and grey one, I had him DNA feather tested and it came back male. but he does have slightly bigger wattles and comb than the others. Thank you for replying to me.
     
  8. moglet

    moglet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry Gray Farms just realised the group photo isn't on this post! I thought the last photo was a cock purely because this one kept jumping at the others from day one but has seemed to calm down a bit now maybe it's a bolshy girl!
     
  9. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Chicken Obsessed

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    I think pullets
     
  10. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    I think all pullets too
     

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