Too early to sex 4 week old Sebrights? w/pics [Update w/ new photo]

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 6chicksinatub, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. 6chicksinatub

    6chicksinatub Out Of The Brooder

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    We got these guys last week, the feed store said they were about 3 weeks old then. So I'm estimating 4, 4.5 weeks old. Is that too young?
    I've got more pictures if a different view would be helpful.
    The Sebrights:
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    Golden:
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    Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2011
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I'm thinking with that amount of comb development this early, you have two roosters.
     
  3. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say roos also. I had 5 sebrights. I gave away the 3 roos. I have 2 pullets left. They are about 15 weeks old. They have no comb at all. none
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the silver is a cockerel. On the gold, the first pic makes me think cockerel but the last makes me think pullet. So I'm on the fence with the gold.
     
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  5. Silkiesandco

    Silkiesandco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Canada eh?
    Quote:I agree. Thats what i thought too
     
  6. chickathon

    chickathon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea about the gender of your chicks. But they actually ate more likely to be five weeks old. I have some golden sebrights that are four weeks and they do not have as many feathers as yours. VERY CUTE!!!
     
  7. 6chicksinatub

    6chicksinatub Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you're right about the age, the feed store said they ordered them mid July, we got them on on Aug. 13 and they were pretty feathered.
    My revised guess is they're 6 to 7 weeks old now. And, the Gold is 'crowing', even though it sounds more like a squeaky door.
    They look great but do not play well with others. We're taking them back to the feed store this afternoon.

    Here's a more recent photo of The Boys.
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