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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

    Oct 28, 2015
    Odenville al
    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

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    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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