Guess that gender!! Pics. included!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Botsford Family, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. Botsford Family

    Botsford Family Out Of The Brooder

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    So I have 3 little babies that are about a month old each and I am trying to see if they're any clear signs if they are hens or roosters so I figured I would start here!!

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    This is Mocha and Sunny



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    and this is little Pebbles



    Thanks guys!!! :)
     
  2. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to tell at this age but I would guess hens. Wait until they are a little older and it'll be easier to tell :) also, those chicks are the cutest!!!
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No overt rooster signs yet, but it's too early to say with confidence they're hens.
     
  4. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will start to see signs of roo if their combs turn bright red well before the laying age. Roosters develop faster than hens it would seem and you will see the tail feathers curling. Sometimes it is harder to notice saddle feathers forming but the tail feathers will be easier to see.

    Caroline
     
  5. Botsford Family

    Botsford Family Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys!!
    Do you have any idea what breeds they might be as well?
    I know that they are bantams. I am thinking our two biggest ones are Silkie crosses but I am not sure on our little one.
     

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