Two tetra tint chicks... Leghorn RIR mix

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heatherschicks1, Dec 25, 2014.

  1. Heatherschicks1

    Heatherschicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have 2 tetra tint chicks and I have done so much research on signs of a rooster or a hen I have looked up feather sexing and did try to vent check. But these two have me stumped. I have one that is pretty much all white and is bigger and it's comb has already turned red.... But... It's tail fethers look kinda rounded and I read that that is a sign of a hen... :/ But the red comb is a sign of a rooster :/ :/ ... Then the other one has a yellow comb still ( both came from same hatch) which from everything I read that pushes towres being a hen... But... It's tail looks up uniformed and kinda pointed down which I read is a sign of a rooster... :/ I know they are mixed breed but is there no way I can figure out before one crows or lays an egg... These two have me stumped... Any advice???

    First chick about 5-6 weeks old
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    Second chick same age
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  2. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1st a cockerel.
    2nd a pullet.

    On comb alone.
     
  3. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one tetra tint about 6-7 weeks old. Here's a pic at 5 weeks if you want another to compare.

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    Suppose to be great layers I hear. I just have the one.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The first chick looks like a cockerel, but the other looks like a pullet.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree they look like a cockerel and a pullet.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  8. Heatherschicks1

    Heatherschicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for everyone's answers and that is what I was thinking just from the comb alone but the fethers threw me off and made me question. Merry Christmas everyone and thank you again for the input!!
     

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