Gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blatham00, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. blatham00

    blatham00 In the Brooder

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    Will be 4 weeks on Thursday. Anyone able to tell the gender?
     

  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Still too young. Most early signs of a cockerel don't start to show until the chick is feathered in.
     
  3. X2. Updated pictures in a couple more weeks would be very helpful! [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  5. blatham00

    blatham00 In the Brooder

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    I saw saw a post where they cld sex them at 4 weeks but I couldn't find the thread.. figured it was worth a shot. Ready to know what the baby is.
     
  6. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC.
    I am pretty sure that certain breeds can be sexed at 4 weeks...some can even be sexed at hatch.
    Waiting is the worst! huh
    I hope you get what you want...a girl..I am assuming.
     
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  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    Depending on the breed, some can be sexed as young as 4 weeks. So can early blooming cockerels. Yours is neither, but it's not a big deal, just post pictures in a few more weeks. The wait is hard, huh! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Oh, I totally understand! [​IMG] I even have determined gender at 3 weeks before, but that said, all babies mature at different rates. Also cockerels and pullets of certain breeds feather in differently, making things easier. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
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  9. Wait a couple weeks and post more pics. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. snow5164

    snow5164 Crowing

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    Is there only one chick? I enjoy watching the very young and at 4 weeks my Rhode Island reds roosters were bugging the girls and getting into mischief, while the hens were crawling into my lap[​IMG],
    Comparing them to others is a good indicator
     
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