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2 weeks and getting wattles?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by klf73, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Is there a standard (or at least roughly) for when a chick gets wattles if its a roo? My favorite chick (which I started suspecting roo a few days ago at 1.5 weeks) is getting so much bigger than the chicks that are a little older and now I see the start of wattles, it's sibling that is 2 days older has nothing coming in and has a very small comb. When does the comb change color? I know everyone thinks I am crazy but I think that my chicks are easy to sex (am going to keep track to see if I am right). Also I have a chick that is 1.5 weeks and has a comb noticibly bigger than it's 2.3 week sibling. Is this all because they are mutts? Maybe?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Ouch... if it's got wattles at two weeks, I bet it's a roo in the making.

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