Chicks chest bumping - roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KingSpeck, May 29, 2010.

  1. KingSpeck

    KingSpeck In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2009
    Of my seven chicks ( one and a half weeks old) there are two that I have several times seen standing tall and chest bumping like roos sparring. Is this a good indication that they may be roos? I can't remember my other chickens doing that when they were babies - but then again maybe they didn't because they're all girls. Just didn't know if I should keep my eye on these 'guys'.
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Not necessarily. Both sexes do that as chicks.

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