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8 1/2 week old chicks. Determining gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by e72071, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. e72071

    e72071 Songster

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    So my chicks are about 8 weeks old now and some of the ones that I was told were pullets I think are turning out to be Roos. Is the development of the comb and waddle a distinction in which gender?
     

  2. SueT

    SueT Crowing

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    Yes, the faster development of comb/wattles would be one indication, but are they all the same breed? Different breeds develop differently. If you post some photos, that will help.
     
  3. e72071

    e72071 Songster

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    My partridge Cochin was not in the mood to have a picture taken but I think I got one.

    I'm not sure which of the breeds this is but I'm thinking it's a male.
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    My partridge Cochin
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  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    Yeah, cockerel.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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