What Genders are my Hybrid Chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickClick101, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. ChickClick101

    ChickClick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I have 4 cross breed chicks that came from a silver laced cochin bantam hen and a speckled sussex rooster. They were all hatched together, and are the same age, almost 3 months old/around 10 weeks. I know they might be too young to guess their genders, but I'm beginning to be desperately anxious and just couldn't wait any longer!!! [​IMG] :D I'm very grateful if anyone could help me out! [​IMG] Thanks!!!

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    Any help is much appreciated!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. ambabya

    ambabya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd guess girls.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think 2 is your only pullet. 1 is iffy, could maybe be female, but those last two are male all the way.
     
  4. ChickClick101

    ChickClick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, thanks so much!!! I might post more pics of the chicks in 1 or 2 more weeks, so maybe it might be more clear to guess, but 4 now here's the first chick again at a slightly different angle... [​IMG]

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  5. ChickClick101

    ChickClick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any more guesses?? [​IMG] Here are some updated photos of these chicks, currently 3 months old:
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    [​IMG]Any more guesses would help a lot!!
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2015
  6. 11ChickenGirl11

    11ChickenGirl11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look all pullet except for number 1
     
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  7. ChickClick101

    ChickClick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    They turned out to be 2 roosters and 2 hens! [​IMG]
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Wish I had seen this post back when you first posted. A silver hen (Silver Laced Cochin) crossed with a red-base color rooster (Speckled Sussex) will produce red sexlink chicks. Males would be mostly black and white, females would be mostly red and black.
    Looks like that is exactly what happened, your chicks that were black/white turned out male, your red/black chicks turned out female. Now you know for future breedings how to sex that particular crosses chicks.
     
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  9. ChickClick101

    ChickClick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for that helpful information! i never knew that before!! thanks for sharing [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 2 Junebuggena's remarks she is one smart chicken lady
     

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