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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 In the Brooder

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    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 Chicken tender Premium Member

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    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

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