Is it too soon to tell?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ChickenCrazy01, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. ChickenCrazy01

    ChickenCrazy01 Out Of The Brooder

    58
    0
    39
    Apr 15, 2011
    Can anyone maybe take a guess at what my 5 week old BBB poult maybe?

    first one
    [​IMG]

    second one
    [​IMG]

    together
    [​IMG]
     
  2. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    293
    1
    111
    May 1, 2011
    I think #1 is a tom and #2 is a hen.
     
  3. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

    7,401
    73
    288
    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    no way to know til they molt these poult feathers off. Once they start getting subadult feathers, the hens from all bronze and wild birds will be laced in buff, toms will be all black, no lacing.
    Absolutely 100% no way of visually telling til then
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by