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Can I tell?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by colby bush, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. colby bush

    colby bush Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I tell the difference between a rooster and a hen when there 2 to 3 weeks old by the sound of the chirp?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Unfortunately not, although some roosters do start trying to crow very very early - I've even seen video of a 2 day old cockerel trying to crow! But generally speaking, no, you have to wait until they start developing their sexually dimorphic characteristics to tell.
     

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