Two Mystery Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lisa81, Sep 13, 2016.

  1. Lisa81

    Lisa81 Just Hatched

    Sep 8, 2016
    With my order of chicks, I got 2 mystery chicks that are now 2 weeks old and I want to figure out what breed and sex they are. The first one I know will be a Blue or Splash Cochin, I just don't know the gender. I thought this one might be a boy since the feathers are taking forever to grow but I read somewhere, don't remember where, that both male and female Blue Cochins take their time to grow feathers.

    The second picture I thought was a White Crested Black Polish but with the white growing on it's wings, I am not sure now. She was so cute when we first got her and now she looks like a mess with her feathers starting to grow out. She's tiny too so I'm sure she is a bantam.

    What do you guys think, are these boys or girls and what type of polish do you think this is?
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2016
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    First pic is a Light Brahma. Second pic is a White Crested Black Polish. Both are much to young to sex. And both breeds are extremely hard to sex while they are young. Have to wait till they are around 3 months to try and sex them.
  3. Lisa81

    Lisa81 Just Hatched

    Sep 8, 2016

    Thank you and I hope you are right, I had someone tell me that the first one was a boy because of the feathers. At least now I have some hope.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    agree with Gray farms - plus they are adorable
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    I also agree

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