how can you tell the gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kaylanoto, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. kaylanoto

    kaylanoto Out Of The Brooder

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    my chickens are 3-4 months old.. when should i be separated the sexes? and how can you tell? i have buttercups, barred plymouth, and buckeyes
     
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post some pictures of each individual with a headshot and a full body side shot.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    At 3-4 months old, we should be able to tell what sexes your birds are. Post some photos, and I'd be glad to help. [​IMG] You can separate the sexes at any age, but I would definitely do it by the time they are 6 months old and sexually mature.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on posting pics (full body profiles showing heads, legs, and tails).
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2
     
  6. kaylanoto

    kaylanoto Out Of The Brooder

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    his/her name is hawk eye and is sicilian buttercup... it only has one set of comb at the top of his/her head which all of the others have two with less "fluff" so to speak haha
     
  7. kaylanoto

    kaylanoto Out Of The Brooder

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    i would like to take pics of each one so i could have help in figuring out the sexes but there are 16.. and only 3 diff breeds so hard for me to distinguish each one.. eek not a good momma huh haha
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    To me, this looks like an Easter Egger, not a Sicilian buttercup (Buttercups don't have feather muff/tufts on the sides of their face). She's definitely a pullet!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. Also the greenish legs are indicative of an Easter Egger. She is an EE pullet.
     

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