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at what age can you sex Chanteclers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by patandchickens, May 28, 2008.

  1. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    I am tired of staring and staring at my month-old buff chantecler chicks. I *know* it's too early, but at what age *can* I reasonably expect to tell? Will I have to stake out the coop and see who crows, or will a difference in comb color appear, or what?

    Pat, seriously hoping that the two that her son has named ("Friendly" and "Ladder") end up hens [​IMG]
  2. shaky

    shaky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    I'm no expert, but my chicks started to show signs at about 8 weeks.

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