i need a little help with the gender thing please!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kori, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Kori

    Kori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my "friend" wants a rooster from our new flock of baby chicks[​IMG] and my parents and his parents are fine with it[​IMG] but he wants it as a baby[​IMG] so it will get used to him and as he says,"imprint" on him,we have got 31 chicks and im sure there are at least 1 rooster in the flock and i was wondering if anyone knew how to tell the roosters from the hens at such a young age and if you do please tell me![​IMG]
     
  2. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    idk but i do now it depends on what kind of chicks you have. Some breeds are sexed link (basically pullets come out one color and cockerels a different) Some breeds have a certain pattern or spot. I know that with dominique chickens you can tell by a yellow spot on their head but i don't remember which is which maybe someone with some more experience can help you better. good luck.
     
  3. Kori

    Kori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you any ways and some of the chicks are mixed breed chickens!they are more "colorful" that way!
     

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