How do you tell partridge rock chicks are roosters at three weeks of age?

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  1. I am CHICKEN

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    The title of this thread implies what I am asking. I have a partridge rock chick who seems to try to stand on her tip-toes. My chicks are 3wks and 6 days old. I NEED TO KNOW!!! We live in a area with lots of nieghbors, and they do not want a rooster as a nextdoor chicken...
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Welcome!

    It's probably too early to tell with much certainty. In a few weeks you may be able to see a difference in combs, if it is a he. But I'm no expert at this, for sure.

    Best thing to do is post a pic in the "what breed or gender is this?" forum, here, and get the opinions of experts:


    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
     
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