What gender are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Neilette, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Neilette

    Neilette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After oo'ing and aa'ing over this CUTE blue Sultan-esque "Silkie mix" that I found and immediately scooped up!, I realized today that I had rushed in choosing the other two birds... And they might not be girls! I'm no expert! What do you think?

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    ETA: They're about 12 weeks old.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2010
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    1 = roo

    2=pullet (maybe)

    3 = pullet
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    They do look like girls, but I wish the pics were just a little bigger......They're EEs?
     
  4. poultryhaven

    poultryhaven Addicted to Seramas!

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    Quote:You can click on them and I think #1 is a roo and 2 and 3 are pullets [​IMG]
     
  5. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If both EE's are the same age, then you might have 1 boy, 1 girl. If the reddish one is older then I say girl. The saddle feathers are not pointy on either and there isn't a ton of comb development.
     
  6. Neilette

    Neilette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They're from the same hatch. I bought them as purebred Ameraucanas from the woman who bred them, but who really knows sometimes. I was kinda suspicious of the red one... Dang. And here I was hoping to add a little more color into my flock. [​IMG]

    Yay for the blue pullet! [​IMG]

    The white-ish chook is, according to the lady, a "splash"? I can't help thinking it isn't. I mean, that's not going to throw blue. Right?
     
  7. Neilette

    Neilette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sure is it that #1 is a roo? If it's a sure thing, then "he's" on the market tomorrow. [​IMG]
     
  8. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    #1 is a cockerel, #2 is a pullet. #3, I am clueless, but so far it looks like a pullet if I had to guess based on hackle feathers. The comb in #1 is already getting pink and fleshy, that's the give away that it's a cockerel.
     
  9. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    And they are not purebred Ameraucanas. She probably bought "Ameraucanas" from the feed store which = EEs. [​IMG]
     

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