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What sex is my chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bantie3, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Bantie3

    Bantie3 Out Of The Brooder

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    What sex do you think my 5 week old pekin bantam chick is?

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  2. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am not good at sexing chicks, so i might not be right, but possibly a cockerel. Could you show the legs? I had a chick who i thought was totally a cockerel, but turned out to be a pullet, to this day she still if a very big hen, with huge wattles.
     
  3. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    he/she is cute though :)
     
  4. Bantie3

    Bantie3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't really see the legs as they're covered in feathers. It's so cute. I really hope it's a hen.
    I have a couple of other pics. I'm trying to work out how to post them.
     
  5. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok, it will be good for some other members too see too, ones more experienced than me [​IMG]
     
  6. Bantie3

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  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I really don't want to be the bearer of bad news but the red comb and wattles at 5 weeks says cockerel to me. I will dig you some pics out of my Pekin from earlier on in the year of a similar age.
     
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  8. Bantie3

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    :(
    Oh, how disappointing. I'm not allowed to have roosters here. I only had 2 eggs hatch out of 8 my broody was sitting on.
     
  9. Yorkshire Coop

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    Lavendar and lemon Pekin cockerel approx 6 weeks
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    Lemon female of the same age
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  10. Yorkshire Coop

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    :( That's such a shame.
     

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