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uncertain about gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dee06, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little black chick (Gladys) who I was certain was a girl until this morning has now got definite wattle although very small and seems to be going red around the eyes but comb is still very small and yellow, does anyone think that I may have to change her name she is nearly 7 weeks old not 100% certain on breed but think she maybe a OEGB cross
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You will need to post a picture of her (full body profile showing legs and tail) so we can see her to ID her (or him whichever the case may be).
     
  3. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I thought I was confused about Gladys but my Cochin x Buff Orp chicks, also nearly 7 weeks are even more confusing, one day they look a bit red and next they look pale again, why does it have to be so difficult............here they are

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  5. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gladys looks like a pullet to me, IMO.

    My opinions on the others:
    blue/buff - male
    pheasant patterned - female
    blue - male ?
     
  6. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for giving me your opinion, my gut feelings are more or less the same except the blue who has roundest body and smallest comb of the lot and I know you can't go on that. I am going to be absolutley gutted if most or all of the 4 cochin x chicks have to go, not sure if I will be able to hatch anymore eggs as I couldn't go through this again but would like some pekin pullets if the biggies turn out to be male
     

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