buff orps. How can you tell at 6 weeks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hypnofrogstevie, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    who has redder wattles. roos or hens? I am about to pack them up to give to the lady. She ordered 3 girls
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Your cockerals will have redder wattles and combs starting at 4 weeks...pullets comb very tiny....
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2008
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    ok thank you. I have never raised normal birds before. Silkie where a pain in the butt. This is my first time with these. so redder wattles means boy. and pink are girls right?
     

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