Trying to sex this chick but can't tell

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brittanyvw, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. brittanyvw

    brittanyvw New Egg

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I'll guess cockerel, but check in with another picture in several weeks.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under brittanyvw [​IMG] Welcome!

    At this stage, I am a vote [guess] for cute little cockerel also but as sourland suggested, might be a good idea to check back in a couple of weeks.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What is is supposed to be? From a hatchery or breeder?

    I'm thinking cockerel, but it's still a bit early to be sure.
     
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree with all of the above
     
  7. brittanyvw

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    It's from a family friend who couldn't keep their chickens because they are moving. Couldn't leave this little one behind. Super sweet, loves to cuddle when I walk into the room. I'm guessing about 4-5 weeks old from my google research. I know nothing about chicks but also have a Mama with 7 babies not very old at all.
    At what age can you start to really be sure of the sex? Online says a few days to a week old, but my local farm supply store said that's simply to early.
    She's had a Plymouth Rock rooster and hen but told me it was an orphan baby.
     
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