My chicks are about 3 or 4 weeks old,is this chick a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SuperCoco, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. SuperCoco

    SuperCoco Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a question. My chicks are about 3 or 4 weeks old and I don't know if one of my chicks are roosters. My chick has the color of black, white, and a little bit of yellow. A different chick that I have looks the same but has a feather by his/her behind and I don't know if that's a sign of being a rooster. Thanks for all your help!!![​IMG]

    -SuperCoco



    ---------- Oh and by the way, I have 21 chicks on my first batch!
     
  2. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    Can you post a pic?
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    There shouldn't be any obvious rooster feathers in the tail at 3 or 4 weeks old. I don't think that is an indication of gender at this stage of growth...
     

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