Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rjrinehart, May 4, 2017.

  1. rjrinehart

    rjrinehart Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens are now about 5 weeks old? Many a little older. They are obviously getting combs but how do i tell yet if they are male or females?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    At this age, females will have no or very little comb development. A male will have a comb and wattles that are turning pink or red and are starting to grow.
     

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