What sex are my duccles?

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

  1. dragonbex

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    Help, these chicks are 11wks old and I'm still not 100% sure on their gender. My guesses are on the pics but I just had a rooster try mate with the white one so now I'm confused again!!
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you're right these do look like three cockerels and one pullet.
     
  3. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    I believe your correct.
     
  4. dragonbex

    dragonbex New Egg

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    Thanks, would the reason the rooster was going the smaller one be for dominance then?
     
  5. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    More than likely. Roosters who do not grow up together tend to not get along and do not like new comers who threaten their spot as top man in the house.
     
  6. dragonbex

    dragonbex New Egg

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    They all hatched together but the larger one is a diff breed, so maybe he is simply doing it because he is bigger and maybe a bit dumb ;-)
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that your guesses are correct.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with your guesses.
     
  9. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    some breeds mature faster than others and sometimes you just get one that's a little more aggressive than the others. My d'uccle boys never seem to have a mean bone in their little bodies.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I believe you are right.
     

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