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Male or Female?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by jaketheeggman, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. jaketheeggman

    jaketheeggman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2010
    Green Bay WI
    I just got 28 meat birds straight run from Sunneyside hatchery and was wondering if you can tell if they are male or female? There are 2 birds that look a little different than the rest. They have some darker hairs on their head and the feet are a different color. I was wondering if these would be the roosters? I would be very dissipated if that was the case because, i wanted half males and half females.

  2. homestead tim

    homestead tim Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 28, 2011
    you can start picking out the roo's in about 4 weeks. You will have no question.
  3. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Color doesn't mean a thing. Possibly you got 2 chicks of a different breed mixed in accidentally. You will see big combs & wattles on you roosters in about a month.

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