Driving myself crazy! When can they be sexed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by serenityNH, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. serenityNH

    serenityNH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 3 weeks old today and I am driving myself crazy trying to figure out the sexes [​IMG] I honestly didn't think I would be this impatient!
    I am pretty positive with my Light Brahma's that I have a cockeral because the difference in them is so dramatic. But I can't tell with my Buff Orpington's, Barred Rock or Silver Laced Wyandottes. I have two SLW and suddenly today one of them has a dark pink comb and the other one's comb is still yellow- so now it's got me wondering?
    So how much longer do I have to be patient?? [​IMG]
     
  2. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post some pics and someone should be able to help.
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I know exactly how you feel. I went through the same thing. I thoroughly examined my chicks everyday for days staring at their combs, wattles, and looking for thin hackle and saddle feathers until I was sure.

    Post pictures of your chicks in a new thread and ask others opinions. [​IMG]. Some are easier to sex then others. Wyandottes are tough to sex sometimes.
     

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