Finding Gender

AppleMomma65

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Mar 16, 2020
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I learned the other day that in addition to comb and wattle growth, you can look for hackle and saddle feathers. Males have them, females don't. Here's a good resource from Meyer Hatchery describing what exactly to look for when determining gender by feathers: https://blog.meyerhatchery.com/2018/03/what-to-look-for-in-determining-gender-in-young-chickens/

I thought I had a BJG rooster due to rapid/red comb but at 10 weeks there isn't any sign of the longer feathers. Doesn't mean they won't still develop but ...
 

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