How old is old enough?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jeevesrules, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just out of interest, How old do chicks have to be to be sexed accurately?

    P.S Dont write something like "when they lay" etc [​IMG]
     
  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    I think it really differs with each breed. Some mature slower then others. Most can be determined around the 8 week period. Roosters tend to have a larger comb then the hen around that age.
     
  3. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks [​IMG]
     

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