How to sex a Welsummer chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nadianimal, May 7, 2011.

  1. nadianimal

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    I hatched a Welsummer last night. It was the only one to hatch out of 3, and I don't know it is male or female. My camera isn't working at the moment so I can't show you any pics, so could someone remind me what to look for when sexing a Welsummer? I'm 12 and I'm new to hatching chicks, so please nothing overly complicated. Thanks [​IMG]
     
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    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Basically female chicks should have a distinct V pattern on the top of their head and eye liner around their eyes. It is not foolproof though. You may have to wait for feathers and see how dark it's breast is. Congrats on the hatch. I hatched out three welsummers two weeks ago and they are all looking like cockerals.
     
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