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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bobs3, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. bobs3

    bobs3 Just Hatched

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    At what age can you start to identify the sex. [​IMG]
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It depends on the breed -- some breeds are identifiable at hatch, some are easy to tell at just 3-4 weeks and others you must want 6-8 weeks or longer (for silkies it is often months). What breed is the little one you are showing here?
     
  3. bobs3

    bobs3 Just Hatched

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    That is a white leghorn about 10-11 days old
     
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