Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by theacw, May 10, 2011.

  1. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anyway to tell the sex of a chick? I bought them as egg layers but how accurate are they at a fleet store when you buy them so young young?

    I searched online but didnt find much about chicks, just adult chickens. Do males grow at a quicker rate than females?
     
  2. elabraleon

    elabraleon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you post pictures of your chicks, we can make some guesses [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If they came from a hatchery, 1 of 10 are likely to be roos.
     
  4. elabraleon

    elabraleon Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think thats pretty accurate; we got 35 from the hatchery; but only 1 so far shows true signs of roo=ness...
     
  6. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would LOVE for you to guess! I am just dying waiting to know for sure, so that I can keep them if they really are girls. They are too sweet to give away now!

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  7. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG I love your photos!!! Soooooooooooooooooooo cute! Makes me want chicks all over again

    I've had worse luck choosing girls from the pullet bins... 1 out of 10 I'd be so happy, but my luck has been about 2-3/10.
     
  8. finsfan7920

    finsfan7920 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have the same question on my chicks, but i need to get to 10 posts before i can post pics. I read somewhere online if you look at there wings at an early age, you can tell by the pattern of the wings growing, wethered its even or staggered, its on you tube if u search, something like "sexing chicks", might try that if you want. mine are too old for this now.
     
  9. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ha, Same exact boat! I googled as well, found the Youtube video about 4 days too late. Fingers crossed they are girls!!!!
     

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