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need pictures of 6 week bantams-sexing 6 week bantam chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by treehouse, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. treehouse

    treehouse Songster

    Oct 30, 2008
    North Dallas
    can anyone help me with sexing my chicks they are going to be 6 weeks I thought I knew and now I am not sure.
    here are a few pictures. All red combs or combs period do not make it a rooster correct? I understand all breeds are not the same as far as sexing them

    I have
    2 sebrights silver and buff laced)
    2 silkies (blue and red)
    2 frizzle cochins
    1 partridge cochin
    1 bt buff japanese
    2 duccle (mille fluer and porcelain)
    1 rhode island red
    1 barred rock
    1 bantam americana
    1 bb red old english

    some I am sure like the bb red the porcelain d'uccle, white frizzle and the partridge cochin? I think

    when should I seperate and how they are getting a bit aggressive with one another and I am afraid that they are going to hurt each other. they do this chest bouncing thing does that mean they are roosters?
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    I'm not seeing any pics??? [​IMG]

    Separate the fighting ones. Combs don't necessarily mean roos, and tiny combs don't necessarily mean hens. Wait for an egg! [​IMG]
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    Or a Croooooow !!!!!
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 13, 2008
  4. CindyS

    CindyS Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    In a single comb chicken, thin pink or yellow combs mean pullet. Cockerels will all have red large combs by 4 to 5 weeks, rose comb and pea comb are a little harder to tell at a young age, but by 6 or 7 weeks the comb will be red and raised on cockerels.

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