Any way to sex 3 day old D'uccle chicks ???????????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenzoo, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Just wondering if any D'uccle breeders have an eye for sexing chicks, and could teach me....LOL [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  2. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only way I know of is venting... Squeezing the poop out of them and looking for a bump:/
     
  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's pretty much impossible with that breed, but you can try! [​IMG]
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    d'uccles (no n) are a small bantam. If you try to vent sex them at 3 days old you will almost certainly damage them irreparably. Wait a few weeks and comb size should give you a pretty good clue.
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Quote:ditto even at 3 days you can try and check comb, with a little experience you can make a pretty good guess
     

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