4 week old Lavender Cuckoo and Lavender Pekin chicks - sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by katebrackley, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. katebrackley

    katebrackley Hatching

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    I have 6 4 week old chicks which are gorgeous. I now want to sex them and am not sure how too? Can anyone help? I understand that the males get red crests quicker - Is that right? Is there any market for selling the males?? Also what is the difference between the two breeds?
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  2. aart

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    In this pic, the two on the far left are probably pullets, but I'd give it another few weeks to confirm. The four with red combs at this young age are definite males.
     
  4. nayeli

    nayeli Songster

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    I agree with donrae. Females usually have smaller combs!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    The two on the left look like pullets. The ones on the right look like cockerels.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2014
  7. katebrackley

    katebrackley Hatching

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    Thanks that is what I thought!!
     

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