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Is there a way to sex lady amherst?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by J3172, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. J3172

    J3172 Songster

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    Can you sex lady amherst chicks, by eye color like red goldens, if not are there any other ways?
     

  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Crowing

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    just like goldens, a good eye can sex them all at a day old, though by a week or so anyone can tell. With all ruffed species, the hens will have brown eyes, they males will have white/yellow rings around them that gradually spread over the whole eye, same with the goldens
     
  3. J3172

    J3172 Songster

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    thanks so much
     
  4. Chrysolophus

    Chrysolophus Chirping

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    Hi, buddy, do you have pictures?
     
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Here's some pics of day old and a 1month old male Golden and day old female Golden
    You can see the "tear drop" or wattle very easily if you have good vision. Females will not have the bare spot like the males do!
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    Day old male Red Golden
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    Day old female Red Golden
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    1 month old male Red Golden
    Same holds true for Lady Amherst chicks.
    No chicks were harmed in photographing. They just momentarily were asleep!
     

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