What Sex Are These Chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by skullgrrrl, May 24, 2016.

  1. skullgrrrl

    skullgrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick #1: PB Blue Copper Marans hen x Silver Laced Polish-EE roo. 5 weeks old today.

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    Chick #2 (left): PB Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben hen x SL Polish-EE roo. Chick #3 (right) : SL Polish-roo x either Red Rock or Ameraucana hen. Both 5 wks old today.

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    Chick #4: Lavender Orpington-Cochin Frizzle hen x Barnevelder-SL Wyandotte roo 3.5 weeks old

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Still a bit too young. Chick #1 and chick #3 look a bit like they could be cockerels. Try again in another couple of weeks.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree
     
  4. skullgrrrl

    skullgrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: All four of those chicks turned out to be cockerels
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    every post of yours says cockerels oh come on you must have bad luck lol
     
  6. skullgrrrl

    skullgrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All cockerels because I kept the most interesting ones :) In the past 5 yrs I've been lucky and mostly had 1:3 (cockerel:pullet ratio) and once 1:2.5

    This year lots of cockerels. I sold 10 chicks to a friend and 7 are cockerels. I kept 9, and 5 are cockerels. Beautiful, interesting looking birds but I already have a roo.

    I did end up with 2 beautiful frizzles - one a buff orpington x and she is almost a silver colour and one a polish-EE x lavender orpington frizzle and she's black with cream highlights.
     
  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    they sound cool
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The prettiest ones always end up being boys...
     
  9. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    yep
     

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