at what age can you distinguish cockerels typically?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stoney22, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At how many weeks will I about be able to tell if my incubator hatched chicks will turn into and roo's
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I think it depends on their breed, but with most of my chicks I can usually tell sometime between 4 and 8 weeks. However, some breeds mature much slower though. What kind of chicks do you have???
     
  3. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its an orpington x leghorn
     

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