male or female

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Joecey Chicken, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. Joecey Chicken

    Joecey Chicken New Egg

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    Hi everyone so excited I have 6 hens and 6 barred rock dibbies 3 weeks old. When will I be able to tell if I have hens or roosters.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    You should be able to tell when they are around 4 weeks old, by looking at coloring. You should be pretty sure by the time they are all feathered in (8 weeks or so).
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Enjoy your babies! Usually around a month or so the cockerels will start to look much different from the pullets. You might post some pics in the What Gender section of the forums then.

    Welcome to our flock!
     

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