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Boy or Girl ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Pixijayne, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. Pixijayne

    Pixijayne Out Of The Brooder

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    Unfortunately I think I have one of each ... that means one of my kids will be losing a pet chick :(

    I am guessing the one on the left is a roo ... its actually the younger chick by about 12 hrs - they are 7 days now, so that 12 hrs is meaning less and less.


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  2. 235chickens

    235chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed are they?
     
  3. dries86

    dries86 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would suspect the lighter one to be a rooster ?
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    They're so young that the only clue you have is the difference in wing development. According to breed, boys may have stubbier wings, lagging in length of feather growth. So the lighter chick may be a cockerel.
     
  5. Pixijayne

    Pixijayne Out Of The Brooder

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    The mothere is a barnyard mix .... dad is a barnavelder...
     

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