how do i sex rhode island reds

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by leeboyz337, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. leeboyz337

    leeboyz337 In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2011
    i have two 4 month old rhode island chickens and want to know how to tell a pullet from a cockral? they are both forming black tail feathers just one bird they are getting longer and curling down which im guessing is a rooster and the other has really short black tail feathers pointing upward they are both the same age.
  2. gale65

    gale65 Songster

    Do you have a picture?
  3. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    By 4 months they should be pretty easy to tell by their comb/wattles. The pullet won't have much of a comb until she starts to lay.

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