What are the genders of these 4 chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PearlTheDuck, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. PearlTheDuck

    PearlTheDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two Brahma chicks
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    My two Sicilian Buttercups. I am pretty sure the chick on the left is a cockerel, the chick is bigger than the other buttercup and it's buttercup comb is already very noticeable.
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Much too young to even try to guess at. Try posting again at 6 to 8 weeks, when mostly feathered in.
     
  3. PearlTheDuck

    PearlTheDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang, ok i will definitely post again in a few weeks!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Much too young
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young. I would post new photos when they're at least 6 weeks old.
     
  6. PearlTheDuck

    PearlTheDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they're close to 6 weeks old and it's pretty obvious I have two cockerels, the 2nd Sicilian Buttercup and the 2nd buff orpington (the two buffs came from a bin that said buff orpington pullets)

    Sicilian Buttercup 1
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    Sicilian Buttercup 2
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    Dark Brahma 1
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    Dark Brahma 2
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    Buff Orpington 1
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    Buff Orpington 2
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  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    You're right about one Buttercup cockerel and one Buff Orpington cockerel. But you have one more. Dark Brahma 1 has some solid black chest feathers, that means it's male as well. Also, it's still too early to be certain that the others are female.
     
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  8. PearlTheDuck

    PearlTheDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 cockerels, great. Welp, I'll be picking 1 to protect the flock and the other two will either be sold or eaten.
     

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