chicks maturing fast than other chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shoetou, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. shoetou

    shoetou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 months ago bought 6 welsummer chicks from a hatchery they were to be all pullet's I have two that have very big comes and very big waddles and there very red all the other chicks are small and not red at all they all were to be day old chicks . my question is could the two be roosters ??
     
  2. widelacing

    widelacing Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, they would definitely be roosters.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    It is very possible the these other chicks are males. Hatcheries sometimes get the genders wrong. However, it could just be that these chicks are maturing faster, as females. You can't be 100% sure until they are fully mature, unfortunately.

    Once they are older, you can post pics of them here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this and we can help you sex them.

    Until then, have fun with your chicks![​IMG]
     

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