General Question about chick sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by whitefire91, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. whitefire91

    whitefire91 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have read somewhere that pullets develop tail feathers faster than the cockerels, but I can't find it again. Is this true in your experience? I bought some pullets and I think one may be a roo.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

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    How old are the chicks? I don't use tail feathers until they are a few months old. By then there are usually other clues.

    You can always post photos. We might be able to help with them.
     
  3. whitefire91

    whitefire91 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are about four weeks. There are three with tail feathers and one without. Pics to follow.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. whitefire91

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    [​IMG] This is the one with no tail

    [​IMG]This is the one with a tail.

    What do you guys and gals think?
     
  6. Ridgerunner

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    First one male – heavy legs, posture, and body conformation.

    Second one – not sure but looking at the legs leaning male.
     

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