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what sex and breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by irenew, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. irenew

    irenew Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    Can anyone tell me the sex of these babies and breed(mixed)


    I think it is a lavender araucanca maybe cross. Is it a boy or girl? I detect a slight colouring to the comb area but nothing hugely obvious.

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    I'm pretty sure this ones a boy. Just look at his huge legs and he has pink on his comb. I think he came out a blue egg, so part araucana

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    there are two off these chicks. They were born yellow with a orange head. They have feathered legs and 5 toes. They had different comb nubs at birth so one looked more like a girl. I think this is a girl

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    I think this is a boy


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    This is another from a blue egg. I think it may be a girl. It's comb has grown a wee bit but is dark, uncoloured.


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    And they are about 4 weeks old
     
  2. Thortherooster

    Thortherooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    idk, but they are really pretty...
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
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    I think you have got about 3 roosters their good luck with them [​IMG]
     
  4. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Two of them have really big tree trunk legs...I would think roo on them. Hard to determine on just the comb, they can fool you. Watch for saddle and hackle feathers, that seems to be the most definitive way to determine before they start crowing, anyway. You might have to wait a bit longer to decide.
     
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Too young for me to tell, but TOO CUTE!!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. pedro24

    pedro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think you have 2 roos and 2 hen but
    i might not be right but i do know 1 thing
    and that is that those birds of your look
    great.
     
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  7. irenew

    irenew Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks

    It's good to know in advance what are the roos so we don't get to attached to them-we are only allowed to keep hens in the city. The black one with the enormous legs is soooo rooish looking, more so than the RIR I raised previosly,and I do think that one of the yellow coloured is a boy too. The others I'm not so sure. And don't they try to surprise by all turning into roos-not funny at all.
     
  8. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    That second picture makes you understand how birds could have developed from dinosaurs. Wow, those feet!
     
  9. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Quote:thats what i was thinking.from the chest down he looks like a t-rex.
     
  10. kipper

    kipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say #1 is a girl.

    I've got bad news for you, my guess is the others are roos. #2 is all boy! Wow!

    In my limited experience, I have found it becomes more obvious what gender they are at about 5 weeks. They change so fast the first 2 months. Even on "pure" breds there can be variations on combs among pullets. This will be even more challenging to pin down with mixed birds. Wattles seem to sprout (on breeds who have them) and posture changes to upright. Not long after the boys GROW!

    They are all very pretty. Best of luck and Merry Christmas![​IMG]
     

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