Is it too early to tell the sex of my chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Trixie27FL, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Trixie27FL

    Trixie27FL Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased three Ameracauna chicks from a farmer a week ago. They were born on 2/9/12. Is it too early to try to identify if I got pullets or roos? I am dying to know, because I want them to be pullets so badly! They aren't quite 4 weeks old yet. If it is possible to tell, I will take pics and post them.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    We can give you some pretty good guesses now, but nothing will be 100 percent.
     
  3. You can get some pretty good guesses here but to get the best guesses, take a picture of their belly. A male will have an obvious bald spot on the belly while females will have feathers.
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard about the belly feather things. Post pics. There are several here that can give you good answers.
     
  5. asif

    asif Out Of The Brooder

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    If they groth well then we can , and you can feel with these attitude
     
  6. Actually, I learned it by experiance, nothing about it on the web at all. All that I know is that once my chicks start to feather out, the future males have a vertical bald spot on their bellies.
    PS: This does NOT work on silkies and showgirls...
     

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