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Figuring age

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rbum, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. rbum

    rbum Out Of The Brooder

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    How can you determine age of chicks and hens and how do you tell the sex?
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    I can really only do from day old to when they are fully feathered and I do it from my experience of having chicks. It is extremely hard to tell how old a hen is though. If you post a picture I can try and help you guess their gender.
     
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    ok thanks
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    they look like they are 4 or 5 weeks old, so far they look like pullets.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    BR pullets. They are fairly easy to sex due to color differences in male/female of barred breeds. Cuckoo Marans and Dominiques are the same way.
     
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    thank you
     
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    thank you
     

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