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BCM - 3 weeks now

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MichelleAbcs, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. MichelleAbcs

    MichelleAbcs Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeppers, all three appear to be cockerels. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2016
  3. MichelleAbcs

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    So is it the larger comb and the redness in the comb that is the indicator? I ask because I don't want to give away any girls but I hate to hold onto boys for 3 or 4 months and then let them go.
    Michelle
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yep 3 cockerels. You don't have to hold them for months. by 6-8 weeks you should be pretty certain and also see if any more join the ranks of males.

    Post again in another 3 weeks with new photos and see how decisions go then
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pretty much, I'd say! Pullets don't start pinking up or developing until much, much later than 3 weeks. I agree with drumstick diva, you only have to wait a few weeks longer just to be 100% sure you aren't giving away pullets. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     

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