what sex is my 7 week old speckled sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by candyNflowers, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. candyNflowers

    candyNflowers Out Of The Brooder

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    I got lots of pictures this time as my last attempt got no responses. Marsala is almost 7 weeks old. had a tail at 4 days old. she twitches her head a bit so its hard to get good pics. she's had a nervous twitch since the begining, doesnt seem to have any mites or parasites that i can tell. thanks, lisa
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    should be a hen due to lack of white in the chest
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks girly to me.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a pullet to me!
     
  5. candyNflowers

    candyNflowers Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you. I was worried about what white she did have on her chest.-lisa
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    It's common for hatchery SS to have lots of white. My girl had a nearly white face, lots of large splotches on the front, and loose feathering. So, very far from SQ but a lovely little hen anyway. I look more at stance and body shape on this breed and your girl leaves little room for doubt there.
     
  7. candyNflowers

    candyNflowers Out Of The Brooder

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    I was a little worried today when i noticed she was getting tiny pinkish/red wattles but her comb still seems the same yellowy color so hoping the pink mini wattle means nothing? thanks-lisa
     
  8. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cute little pullet!
     
  9. Prissychicky

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    I have 2 Speckled Sussex chicks that are about 4-5 weeks old. Bought them as straight run from TSC. Any way I can tell if they're hens or roos??
     

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