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How do I sex my 4 week old chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sophia31d8921, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. sophia31d8921

    sophia31d8921 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2016
    I have six 4 week old chicks; 2 Columbian Rock Cross, 2 Barred Plymouth Rock, and 2 Buff Orpingtons. Are there any noticeable differences between hens and roosters at this age? 2 of them developed their tail feathers later, and I think they are roosters.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    The roosters will start to get pink combs and wattles earlier. You should start to see them in the next month, girls will remain orange yellow for a while longer.
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    x 2

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