Is it possible to tell the sex of a chick by behavior......

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bmax, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. bmax

    bmax Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 7 chicks all almost a month old. 3 of them will puff up, spread their wings, and run at other ones. I have moved them into a larger space as I thought that was the problem but they still do it. So, is it possible to tell sex by behavior? Thanks!!!
     
  2. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    I had 6 chicks they all did that. The way I figured out the roos, they were the friendliest, therefore my favourite. If you have a favourite its likely a roo. Gl
     
  3. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    No. They are just finding order. hens will do that too
     
  4. bmax

    bmax Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh then that means my Ethel is possibly Fred! [​IMG] I just hope I don't end up with 7 Roo's!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. bmax

    bmax Out Of The Brooder

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    Guess I will just have to play the waiting game! Oh well I tried [​IMG]
     
  6. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    My roos actually started crowing At 5 weeks. Even as little chicks my little bantam sat on the side of the box and started warbling very early. But some don't
     

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