Time to Play - Sex that Emu Chick.........

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by chickenzoo, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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    Chick # 1 Chick # 2



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    Chick # 3 ( Possible Girl ? ) Chick # 4


    What do you think using your hatching experience ....................
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Please post pics of your emu chicks head and what you found out they are, so we may compare patterns... [​IMG]
     
  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    From what I have read (and I am just guessing here).. #3 & 4 are girls
    #1.. I'm not sure of.. I don't know if that swirl would count as a bullseye or not..
    #2 COULD be a boy.. it has what looks to be the closest thing to a bullseye of any of them

    will you be getting them DNA sexed?

    can't wait to find out the results if you do since I'm not sure how perfect of a bullseye they are talking about for it to be male

    I did find these pics which are supposedly sexed correctly as male and female.. and for the male you can really see the bullseye

    please note these pics ARE NOT MINE

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  4. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    lol.. I'm such a newbie when it comes to this!

    after looking at what you think they are.. and taking another look at the pics.. it seems all the boys would have something in common that I don't see on #3.. a solid line across the back of the head.

    What do you look for other than a well defined bullseye to tell the boys from the girls?


    when my eggs hatch (keeping fingers crossed that they do).. I'll be sure to post pics to get everyone's opinions as well as getting them DNA tested
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    That's what i was thinking....... I must be on a boy roll, cause I swear before that's all I hatched... hehe
     
  7. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just a guess of course . heck better odds than vegas :)
     
  8. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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  9. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    All confirmed by DNA analysis.


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    Last edited: Jan 12, 2012
  10. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens


    those look like the same chick... uhm.... or else they have the same markings?
     

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