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Feather sexing Spitzhauben**PICS**

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pepperluvsmee, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. pepperluvsmee

    pepperluvsmee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 chicks with 3 being the same color and the 4th having a black back.
    THANKS!-Theresa
     
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  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    As Carla TX told me, take a good look at their wattles and combs around two months of age, its a good indicator of roosters vs pullets.

    Mine are almost two months old and got at least four that are roosters and the rest of them are either pullets or unknown sex.

    I noticed the roosters got more white on their bodies than the pullets which they still got their spangle spots. I was doing comparison with Ideal Spitz pullets with Carlas OK Spitzhaubens. Their neck feathers are more whiter too. And pointed saddle and neck feathers too!

    I still keeping them to see what they come out to be. Its a matter of time!
     
  3. pepperluvsmee

    pepperluvsmee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for the info. I also got my eggs from Carla and her stock must be just fantastic. These peeps are so strong, so sassy and really smart.
    -Theresa
    PS--These peeps are the cutest I have ever seen. So much personality.

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