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

    Jun 9, 2011
    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

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    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

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    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

    Feb 28, 2012
    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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