Indications of Gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tigerkitten45, May 13, 2010.

  1. tigerkitten45

    tigerkitten45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, i need some help please! I am just starting out and am interested in breeding but i am having issues with telling pullets and cocks apart. Through all my reading on here i have found out that hens can have some big combs so what i think may be males may not be, and visa versa. I have multiple different bantams, and would like to eventually establish some breeding trio's, but i think i am going to have to do some trading off and buying before i can get there as i think i have too many cocks. I have read a bit about the feathers being different, can anyone explain that and are there any other indications to determine sex??
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Feather sexing only works for certain breeds. They are bred that way---and as far as I know, most of them are standard-sized fowl. If you are concerned, you could post pictures of your birds & let the experts here take a guess for you.
     

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