Welsummer - Male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bothwell, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Bothwell

    Bothwell In the Brooder

    May 20, 2008
    Corvallis, OR
    I know it is hard to sex small chicks, but I know some can make good guesses by the coloring of Welsummers. What do you think, male or female?

    Thanks! Michelle



  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

    Mar 5, 2007
    still a little to young to tell at least for me.
  3. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Post pics in another week or two but I'll take a stab in the dark and say roo
  4. Bothwell

    Bothwell In the Brooder

    May 20, 2008
    Corvallis, OR
    OK, more pics in a couple weeks. I was thinking roo too... and I hope so. My son named the chick "Spider"... as in the Spider Chicken hero, protector bird. Of course, a hen would be great too... we're not picky.
  5. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Cute chicks!!!! I hope i can find someone local to buy a few welsummers from someday. Your so lucky to have them [​IMG]
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I say cockerel on that one. What a little chunk!
  7. imran_uh

    imran_uh In the Brooder

    Jun 24, 2008
    Karachi, Pakistan
    I guess its a rOoOooOoOoOoOoO! heehehehe
  8. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    If he follows the usual pattern for chicks hatched from this trio, then he's probably a roo! So far, the pullets I've hatched have had very dark, distinct head markings. It is a little bit hard to tell from the pic. . .

    He sure looks healthy!!! Hope he looks like his daddy if he is a roo - Rudy is gorgeous!!!


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