Help with my chickies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Farmer Benjii, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. Farmer Benjii

    Farmer Benjii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the eirliest age to tell what your chick is Male or Female
    Its just we had a set of three chicks that are 4 weeks roughly now and recently 3 new chicks.
    just wondering:jumpy
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Four weeks is stil a little young to sex most chicks. Most breeds start showing the secondary sex characteristics between four and six weeks old.
    You could try posting pics of each individual chick - try to get side pics and good pics of their faces - in the what breed/gender category and we'll see what we can tell you.
     
  3. Farmer Benjii

    Farmer Benjii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx, i'll get some later, im watching the melbourne cup right now...[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, I could tell on 1 at about 4 days. He started crowing. A strange little baby chick crow, but still a crow. I hope this doesn't mean he's going to be obnoxious. I was planning on keeping him.
     

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