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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ninajones77, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. ninajones77

    ninajones77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm new to chicken keeping. I have a beautiful brown Sussex love her so much but fear she is a he[​IMG] 8 weeks old, comb only just starting coming through [​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm afraid Sussex are not a breed I have kept but I'm sure if you pop by the what breed gender section members there will be able to help you. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Good luck and I hope she is a pullet :fl
    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Agree with Yorkshire coop. The "what breed of gender thread," is where I send people almost constantly on here. They are very good at what they do but, some people expect them to sex newly hatched chicks, which is impossible. 6-8 weeks is a much better time for assessments.
     
  4. ninajones77

    ninajones77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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