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I don't undetstand

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sammy56, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. sammy56

    sammy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive hatched 13 eggs now in ine weeks one of my chick got a beutiful tail like a hen but in two weeks the chicks comb is also getting bigger ive heard females get their tail firsy and male get their comb first
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Fast feathering can be a sign that a chick is a female. But, it is far from being 100% accurate. A fast growing comb is a much more reliable sign that a chick is a rooster.
     
  3. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 above

    It also depends,well sometimes,the light and darker shades of red.
    Sickle feathers,saddle feathers, are the real truth.

    They don't all necessarily,comb first,feathers first.
    Pullets grow wing feathers first,a cockeral,well,it could have a number of things indicating male,or female.
     

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