Can you sex a month old chick from bomb development?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sabrina Volner, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Sabrina Volner

    Sabrina Volner In the Brooder

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  2. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    Pullet
    Cockerel
    Cockerel
    Pullet
    Pullet
    Cockerel
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    That's my guesses.
    You know with laced birds males and females feather out differently.
    Might be better to show whole body pics although I'm not sure if they're feathered out enough to tell yet.
     
  3. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    Here's a not so great pic but you can see females have nice lacing up on the backs where males are more blotchy without the good lacing.
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  4. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    It's not an exact science at that age, but sometimes you can. I agree with the Moonshiner on all guesses, especially #6, though I prefer to go by wattle development a lot of the time, rather than comb.

    I'm pretty sure Wyandottes are considered a slow-maturing breed, which may complicate things.

    Pretty birds.
     
  5. Sabrina Volner

    Sabrina Volner In the Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  6. Sabrina Volner

    Sabrina Volner In the Brooder

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  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Please post 1 or 2 pics of each ones comb at six weeks.
     

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