Finding out sex of chicks.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rhjack66, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. rhjack66

    rhjack66 Hatching

    Jul 17, 2007
    I have chiccks that are three weeks old. Is there anyway to tell sex of them at this age. I thought maybe if there comb was starting to show it may mean its a male. Any ideas. Thanks
  2. SandraChick

    SandraChick Songster

    It really depends on the breed you have...

    Some breeds you can tell from day one as they have different markings

    some breeds it's their development (like the comb for example)

    some breeds are extremely difficult (like silkies)--

    and then there's those that it's best to wait until you lay an egg or crow!

    Post pics--tell us the breed and age and very often someone will be able to help you (even if it lettting you know that you can't tell yet!)


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