getting chicks from tsc

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by joyful-homemaker, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. joyful-homemaker

    joyful-homemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking about getting some bantam chicks from tsc next week. I am wondering if there is any way to tell by looking at them what gender they are. I dont need any more roosters. is it true that the darker colored chicks are female?
     
  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    I use the old wives tale way, roll them on their backs and if they fight to flip over it is a cockrell, if it just lays there calm, pullet.

    Has worked for me so far.
     
  3. joyful-homemaker

    joyful-homemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool, thanks. never heard of that before.
     

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