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How soon can you sex???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ohiostatfan, May 18, 2008.

  1. Ohiostatfan

    Ohiostatfan In the Brooder

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    So I have all these OEG (and one Andalusian...LOL) and am wondering how soon I will know when some are roos and some are hens??? We could only get a straight run, so I'm sure we'll have some of both, and I'm sure I'll have to find new homes for some of the roos [​IMG]

    They are about a week old, and some (including the Andi who I am SURE is a roo) are sprouting little tailfeathers, some are not. Otherwise, I see no difference. How soon can I tell if they are hens or roos??

    ~Bridget

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  2. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Youll have about 50/50, maybe 60/40, either way with straight run. So get ready now.
    Youll be able to tell in 4-6 weeks.
     

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