Who's up for guessing the sex of my 6-week-old BR and EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by guesswhatchickenbutt, May 4, 2009.

  1. guesswhatchickenbutt

    guesswhatchickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a BR, EE and BO that are all about 6 weeks old. I'm new to chickens so I'm still learning what the early differences are between the boys and the girls.

    I feel pretty certain that the BO is a girl. It sounds silly, but she just gives off the girl vibe - she's smaller than the other 2 and very sweet and docile.

    She EE and BR are supposed to be girls, but you know how that goes. Both have combs that are starting to change a bit, but since I'm new to chickens I'm not really sure on what to expect.

    Here's some pics if you're up for giving your opinions!!

    The BR

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    The EE with the BO at the bottom

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    For all I know it's so obvious to seasoned chicken folks when they see the pics that mine are indeed all girls.... but since I'm new, what do I know? Any thoughts???

    Thanks!

    Edited to add a pic of the BO (even though she gives off a girl vibe in a most-girly way! LOL)
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    Last edited: May 4, 2009
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The BR and EE are most likely girls. The BO is the one I would question. Need a better picture of the head with a view of the wattles.

    Matt
     
  3. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    I'm no pro but I say you gave girls
     
  4. guesswhatchickenbutt

    guesswhatchickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Added a pic of the BO in the original post. I didn't put her in originally because she just reeks of girl chicken - LOLOL. But I added her just in case. LOL.

    Thanks all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  5. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The BO is a little Roo.

    Matt
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Just curious as to what makes you think the BO is a roo. I am no where near an expert, but I think it looks like a pullet.

    Edited to add: I think the other two are pullets as well.
     
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  7. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:im no expert, but i believe you are wrong. The comb is no wear near turning a dark red at 6 weeks.
     
  8. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    All girls [​IMG] BR for sure, EE pretty sure (can't see comb well) and BO for sure.
     
  9. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I have a buff orpington and at 6 weeks old she had more wattles showing and her comb was a darker pink and she is a she [​IMG] BO is 100% girly girl. The other two look like pullets to me. I have 8 week olds now and the roo's sticks out like a sore thumb.
     
  10. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
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    I will say all girls as well.

    The BR is really dark, boys are much lighter. The EEs tail is definitely a pullet tail and my BO pullet has a comb and wattles like that, but no redness. The little roo BOs I have had get red combs before 2 months and a different shaped tail than the girls.
     

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