at what age can u tell genders apart with white leghorns and.......

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at what age can u tell genders apart with white leghorns and RIR's?
i read that leghorns mature up early and i'm woundering how early can u tell the gender's apart thru the comb?
also RIR's?
 

miss_jayne

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white leghorns are pretty early. a few weeks old and it is pretty evident.

in this pic: 2 males in front, female in back.

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miss_jayne

Lady_Jayne
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L*A*G* :

yep! there's little daddy on the Word! i remember that post. That comb is just HUGE!
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yep. he's standing on a firm foundation. not just for morality sakes, but that head needs help.

watch for pink combs fairly quickly on the cockerels. very yellow combs for the pullets.​
 

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