Is there a way to tell Roos from pullets in 2 day old Jersey Giants?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lakeontariochicks, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. lakeontariochicks

    lakeontariochicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Just curious.
    I ordered straight run with 6 JG, 5 Partridge Rocks, and 5 Speckled Sussex.
    The Speckled Sussex don't all look the same, so I know I have a mix.
    The JG all look exactly the same!
    I am actually hoping for a roo in the JG, but just wondered if I should wait a while before even trying to guess?
    I'll try to post some pics later.
     
  2. Aunt Mildred

    Aunt Mildred Out Of The Brooder

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    When choosing my Cuckoo Marans I used the upside down trick - turn the chick upside down in your hand and the males will squirm and fight and the females will calm farily quick. I got 5 out of 6 hens with this method but its not a 100% thing. I may have gotten lucky as well.
     
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    There's vent sexing and a type of feather sexing, but I can't tell you how to do it. Someone else could. [​IMG]
     

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