Can Salmon Faverolles be sexed by color as very young chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamaKate, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. mamaKate

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    Like as soon as they're hatched?
     
  2. emartin

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    I don't think as soon as they are hatched but it should be VERY easy to tell once they start getting their wing feathers. I never have of course, I'm just speculating based on how different the males and females look.
     
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  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    You can tell within two weeks.

    If the wing feathers start getting dark...roo.

    Light... pullet.
     
  4. BantyRooster

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    Within a couple days(by the time they arrive in the mail) you can see a spot in their wing. A dark spot, grayish to black, will be a male. Tannish to light brown will be a female.
     
  5. stormylady

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    I posted pictures of mine at 11 days old I think and everyone one said it was too early, but at 14 days it was very obvious who was who! So I would say 2 weeks old is a good age. I could almost tell at 11 days but everyone thought it was too early so maybe you should wait till 14 days to be very sure . Just incase something changes along the way! [​IMG]
     

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