Help!! PLEASE! Girl or boys??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mconro, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. mconro

    mconro Out Of The Brooder

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    My daughter is entering Silver Sebrights in the fair. She needs to have 2 females and one male. They are presently 5 weeks old. how can we tell?

    Thanks so much!
     
  2. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know this breed, but the usual way to sex chickens is by their comb color and size, shape and angle of tail feathers, shape and angle of saddle feathers, and over all size
     
  3. mconro

    mconro Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much! This breed is hen feathered so that is one of the biggest problems. We THINK we have 2 hens and 2 roos. Thanks again!
     
  4. MiniBeesKnees

    MiniBeesKnees Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a trio of Silver Seabrights I bought as adults...the roo is bigger, and he has a pronounced comb where the girls have almost none. I have five chicks from them hatched under an Old English hen and they all look more or less identical to me but they are still very young...less then two weeks old.
     

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