Who wants to play "guess the gender?"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Suburban Sprouts, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. Suburban Sprouts

    Suburban Sprouts Songster

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    I have 5 chicks - approximately 4 weeks old. I'm pretty sure I know the gender of several of them, but there are a couple mysteries.

    Chick #1 - Black Copper Marans, I'm confident it's a girl:
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    Chick #2 - Easter Egger, Maybe a boy?
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    Chick #3 - Easter Egger, My guess = girl
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    Chick #4 - Golden Lakenvelder, Boy fo' sho
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    Chick #5 - Easter Egger, No clue
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    So, what do you guys think? Am I on the right track with chicks 1-4? Do you have any ideas about the 5th one?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    I would guess all are girls except 4. In another 2-4 weeks I could be more positive. Nice looking babies!
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    2, 4, and 5 look like cockerels but they are to young wait at least another 2 weeks (6 weeks of age) then repost pics
     
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  4. Suburban Sprouts

    Suburban Sprouts Songster

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    I figured it was too soon at 4 weeks (knowing how hard EEs are to sex this young) but thought I'd throw 'em on here just in case!
     
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  5. RawrOsaur200

    RawrOsaur200 Chirping

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    im guessing that 1,2,3,and 5 are girls and #4 was deffinetly a boy! Very beautiful chicks you have here![​IMG]
     
  6. Suburban Sprouts

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    Thanks, everyone. I do have one other follow-up question for any of the more experienced chick-raisers: Of the five chicks, the Black Copper Marans and the dark brown EE feathered in the fastest, while the other three have been slower to feather-in. I know that often times the males feather in slower, so I'm wondering if this means there is a STRONG chance that the other two EEs are boys or if that is just a "sometimes" rule and there might still be a good chance one or both of them could be girls?
     

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