Golden Comets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BillT, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. BillT

    BillT Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2010
    Sweetwater, TN
    I have two week old golden comet pullets. They sent 26. 24 of them have tail feathers about an inch long. The other two have no tail feathers at all.

    I'm thinking maybe two little boys? [​IMG]
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    If they are reddish/golden/brownish they are pullets. The males are almost white. That is the whole point of a sex link. Determining sex at hatch.
    Now, it is always theoretically possible other similar looking birds got mixed into the box at the hatchery, but such errors aren't that common.
  3. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    University Place, WA
    Quote:Aren't they sexed by color?
  4. packmomma

    packmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Argos, IN
    I didn't know Golden Comets were sex linked. I love golden comets, they are almost as nice and friendly as Isa Browns.

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