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How do I tell if a month and a half old chick is a rooster or not?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SuperCoco, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. SuperCoco

    SuperCoco Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. I was just wondering how to tell if my month and a half old chick is a rooster or not. I'll give you some details that are on this chick.
    1.He/She has a black beak.
    2.He/She has a pointed up tail.
    3.He/She is medium weight.
    4.He/She has colorful black and white feathers.

    If you PROBABLY know, please reply and tell me because we have a chicken farm. THANKS!!!!!!


    -SuperCoco
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2009
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    We'll probably be able to tell if you post a pic![​IMG]
     
  3. SuperCoco

    SuperCoco Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I'll try and post a pic soon.

    Thanks for your advice Mahonri!
     
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    yes, pics make it a LOT easier [​IMG]
     
  5. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By a month and a half, you should start getting a pretty good idea by looking at the chick's comb and wattles. They should be turning red by that age on most males. If they're still yellow, or even just light pink, it's a good chance you've got a female.
     

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