Day old White Leghorn sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jujubara, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering if anyone knows if this is a girl. Taken at one day old. I was told they're not sex-links. Any thoughts. They're now almost a week old.



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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    You will need to wait a few more weeks.
     
  3. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just as I have feared. We are pretty attached to this little one.
     
  4. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys. What is the best way to tell when they're a few weeks older?
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Watch for reddening combs and wattles.
     
  8. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys. I'll keep my fingers crossed.
     
  9. Dfwgolden

    Dfwgolden Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told my leghorn was a female when I got it as a chick.... Now he is our rapist rooster our hens get mad at him all the time. LOL
     
  10. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my! I Hope (which is its name) it's a pullet. Such a sweet thing. I may or may not keep a roo. I guess I have to see what I get. I'm just worried I'll end up with all roos. I was hoping I could rely on feather sexing, but the woman told me it can't be done.
     
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