Chick Sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by springblossom, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. springblossom

    springblossom New Egg

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    Hi there am new to raising baby chicks and quails. I am not too confident at sexing yet and was wondering if someone would be able to confirm my suspicions.

    I believe the first pic is a rooster and the other two are hens. They are both 3 weeks old.
     

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  2. Mrs. Light Sussex

    Mrs. Light Sussex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMO they're too young to tell.
     
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  3. SeaPolka

    SeaPolka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are too young but if I was to take a guess I'd say a pullet and two cockerels. You'll be able to tell in a few weeks :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wait till they are 6-8 weeks old. Having a pale comb showing does not indicate a male. If it gets larger and red in the next 3 or so weeks, that something different. Many breeds show comb early
     
  5. springblossom

    springblossom New Egg

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    Okay, thanks everyone!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    They are to young to say for sure, but I would definitely keep an eye on the first one and possibly the last.
     
  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait until around five or six weeks, then post some more pics. Thanks!
     

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