3-4 month old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cat135, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. Cat135

    Cat135 New Egg

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    I have 3 chicks and i dont know the gender of them yet 2 are black and one is white. i dont have any pics of them at this age just now though but one of them has a medium crown and the other 2 are just getting them because they are quite small. I have no idea how to figure out whether they are roos or hens PLEASE HELP!!!!Its gotten really annoying me and my sis have wondered whether the big black chicken is a roo because it has big feet and a medium crown and is quite large

    I would really appreciate it if some one would reply with some help [​IMG]

    i have looked for ways to determine the sex but i havent found anything yet [​IMG] so if you have anything please reply[​IMG]
     
  2. auburn

    auburn Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm afraid it might be a bit too early to accurately determine the gender of your chicks. Where did you get them from?

    Also, welcome to the site! [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    If you don't know the breed and they are different breeds then you won't be able to tell till their feathers change.
    Some breeds have huge combs even on pullets and some breeds have very small combs even on roosters.
    Only if they're the same breed can you go by comb and leg size.
    Best bet is to look for the feathering. Rooster feathers will be pointy especially on the wings, hackles and tails and hens feathers are rounded. Roos will also have tail feathers that curl.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At this age I'll bet we could easily tell you if you could post pictures. Profile shots including legs and entire comb are best, plus the age of the bird.
     
  5. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your chicks are 3-4 months old then you'd probably be hearing crows by now if you had a rooster, or at least attempts.
     

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