At what age can you tell gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CMLR, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. CMLR

    CMLR Out Of The Brooder

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    I have Easter egger, black australorp, barred rock, buff Orpington, and may get some golden Wyandotte chicks. They are all less than two weeks old and should be pullets. At what age can you tell for sure they actually are pullets? These are my first chickens. Thanks!
     
  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can vary from chicken to chicken. I've had boys that show their combs as early as 3 weeks, and boys that don't look obvious until 8 weeks.

    Post pics here every two weeks, and we'll be able to give you a good educated guess.
     

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