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Adults know sex of babies?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SilkieCanada, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2011
    Can the adult silkies tell if the baby is a boy or girl? Or do they pretty much find out when I do?
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    I don't know if there is anyway to scientifically prove it, but I think that it is definitely possible. I have read that chicks alone have a wide range of vocabulary, or at least different clucks and chirps with meaning. It seems like while sex difference might be too subtle for us, the chickens can pick up on things we can't.

    Disclaimer: 100% opinion.

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