How to identify gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rolffamily, May 21, 2010.

  1. rolffamily

    rolffamily Songster

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    Apr 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    Hi all, I just read an interesting way to tell gender at about 5 weeks of age. Sale a hat or similar over a group of chicks. The roosters will stand tall and the pullets will duck down.
     
  2. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:That way that you mentioned is not always accurate. You get some very tall standing pullets and some ducking down cockerels.
    The best way to identify gender is by posting pics here, then you'll have a wider opinion on gender and breed. [​IMG]
     
  3. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Songster

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
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    Quote:That way that you mentioned is not always accurate. You get some very tall standing pullets and some ducking down cockerels.
    The best way to identify gender is by posting pics here, then you'll have a wider opinion on gender and breed. [​IMG]

    HA HA .... Best way to tell a rooster is from its crow
     
  4. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Songster

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    I can tell if its a hen when it lays me breakfast!
     

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