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Can I tell the gender of my Bantams by their feathers?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by zekeman615, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. zekeman615

    zekeman615 Out Of The Brooder

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    My mom grew up on a farm, and has seen many, many chicks hatch. She says that the chicks with the little scruffy feathers on the top will be roosters. Is she right, or does that happen to all chickens, even if they are male/female? I am new to raising chickens, so this will also help in the future! I can supply picture if needed.[​IMG]
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    I have not heard of this before. Try sexing some and marking them so that you can see if you are right.
     
  3. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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