Updated! 5 & 6 week olds. Barred rock, RIR, Orphington, Wyandotte

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MorganAH, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. MorganAH

    MorganAH In the Brooder

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    Any new guesses on if these 5 girls are still girls? Thanks in advance! I'll be crazy until I know for sure!

    Dolly - 5 weeks. Plymouth barred rock.

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    Amelia -- 4 weeks, Wyandotte
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    Betsy -- 5 weeks. Rhode Island Red


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    Helen -- 4 weeks. Buff orphington
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    So I thought that every week I'll add new pictures because if you're like me, you're constantly looking at other people's chicks pictures trying to determine the sex. Once I know for sure, I'll let everyone know how mine turned out! Plus, it's fun showing them off. :)



    Rhode Island Red - 6 weeks
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    Barred Rock (6 weeks
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    Buff Orphington, Wyandotte, Barred Rock
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    Silver Laced Wyandotte - 5 weeks
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    Buff Orphington (maybe a cross? Yellow legs, some black feathers on her back) - 5 weeks
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    Wyandotte, Barred Rock, Black Sexlink
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    Last edited: Jan 21, 2015
  2. lovemy6hens

    lovemy6hens Songster

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    Dolly has the darker coloring of a barred rock pullet, but that comb is a little too pink at that age, in my opinion. Also, the stance shows a cockerel to me.
    Amelia's comb also looks a bit too pink to me.
    Betsy- no guess
    Helen- An uninformed guess of pullet

    EDIT: Looking again at Dolly & seeing ThePRfan's bird below reminded me how red our boy's comb was at that age. Changing my guess to pullet for Dolly.
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2015
  3. appps

    appps Crowing

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    Stop torturing yourself lol. I would wait another month before asking myself as I've done it twice before and twice before everyone got it wrong at this age :)

    Just enjoy them for a little longer before getting on the boy girl merry go round :)
     
  4. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Songster

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    Helen is a pullet,besty probably,anelia yeah,Dolly,I am leaning,I think pulket,update us.
     
  5. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Songster

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    This is my young cock around this age,[​IMG]
     
  6. smarsh

    smarsh Songster

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    ALL PULLETS
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    They all look like pullets for now, but it is still too young to be 100% certain.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    They all look like pullets to me, except for perhaps the Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     
  9. MorganAH

    MorganAH In the Brooder

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    Thank you all! I emailed the hatchery I got them from and he thinks Dolly is a male but told me to wait 2 weeks and he should be able to tell for sure.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    No one's screaming rooster yet, but give it another few weeks to be sure, especially on Helen. I'm wondering what's up with that bird anyway, Orpingtons are supposed to have white legs so I'm thinking it may be mixed or ?
     

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