how do i tell?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicken Charlotte, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Hello
    How do you tell if your baby chicken is a boy or a girl in early stages????
     
  2. OrloffTom

    OrloffTom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in no way an expert in telling the differences. I do know that it depends on the breed (sex-linked, etc.) and some breeds are just generally harder to tell. Sorry, I can't help you though [​IMG].
     
  3. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm not really sure how many answers you'll get to this question cuz it's been asked alot. There is no 100% way to tell. Some say by the wings, some say by the color, and the experts look in the chicks butt and can tell. Barred chickens may be sexed by males being light and females being dark. Google barred rock sexing.

    Different breeds are different too.

    sorry that's the best I can do

    Rancher
     

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