Isthere any way to tell who is a cockeral and who is a pullet? They are 10 weeks old .I heard there

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by painteddream, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. painteddream

    painteddream In the Brooder

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    Does any one know how to check there vent to tell if they are a cockeral or pullet?
     

  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

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    at 10 weeks old, put their pics up and some here will tell you. Good clear shot from the sides.
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    I agree, post pics. 10 weeks is too old to vent sex. That has to be done around 2-3 days. You can cause damage to their sex organs trying to do it when they are older. Some breeds can be sex by feathering, others have to wait to see if they develop hackle and the saddle feathers of a roo. :thumbsup
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    ^ What they said. 10 weeks is way too old to do vent sexing and the perfect age to tell by comb/wattle development. For those who go by hackle/saddle feathers, older than 10 weeks is better.
     

  5. BlueCamas

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    Get some good comb shots and we will be able to tell pretty quick if you have girls or boys.
     
  6. painteddream

    painteddream In the Brooder

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    Thanks for all your help I figured out the other day they all tryed to crow except a few and I know can tell by looking at their combs and wattles DOES ANY ONE WANT SOME ROOS
     

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