Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by English Hen, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. English Hen

    English Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    This really is a Rookie question BUT I have 6 chicks , no idea of breed as they were a gift for a broody hen she is a great Ma now they are nearing 3 months any ideas on a very general way to sex them . Does size have any bearing (non of them are banties) I cannot keep roos in the city Help for a tough request appreciated [​IMG]
     
  2. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you could post pictures of them some of the people may be able to help you.
     
  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed of chicken. But, most have pointy stringier feathers in the hackles (neck area) and also at the saddle (just before tail). Usually males have larger combs and wattles. In some breed they are more colorful. Usually larger feet and thicker ankles. Sometimes the Cockerels are slower to feather out than the pullets.

    You should go talk to people/post to get your numbers up. Then you can post pics and everyone here will tell you what they think.
     

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