Appenzeller Spitzhauben- sexing?

klf73

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At what age can you sex these babies. I love how they are growing in all speckledy. Sooo cute. Are there any early indicators?
Thanks
Krista
 

klf73

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darn, I was hoping to downsize sooner
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Will have to just wait
 

tadkerson

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The young males will have two little pimple like combs that show before the females start to show a comb. You will have to slick back the crest to see the little pimples. They will be found at the base of the crest near where the bill connects to the skull.

Tim
 

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"...young males will have two little pimple like combs that show before the females start to show a comb"

That's how I could sex mine (and fairly early, if I remember correctly).
I hatched and raised some Spitzhaubens a few years ago. I think they are just beautiful.
Got pics?
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Lisa​
 

klf73

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So the pullets don't have these at all???? I think they ALL had 2 little knubs :eek:
that would be so not cool

Krista

I will try to get pics soon, I owe so many pics right now I don't think I have enough upload space
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