pekin bantam

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nicola, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
    i dont own any yeet but i was wondering how to sex a pekin bantam when they are little?
  2. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, the only thing I can say is that ours sparred at 3 or 4 days old. Then one would drag another by their foot etc. They turned out to be roos. Hope it helps a little!!
  3. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    We have a five week old and he started getting very red around the wattles and comb at about two weeks. He has always been extremly fiesty too [​IMG] He is so sweet but just likes to squak [​IMG]
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    On cochins (aka pekins) the comb and wattles on the males develop at a young age, usually by 4 weeks.

    Sparring is not necsessarily an indicator of sex; both males and females will spar with either sex.
  5. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    comb and wattle, you can sorta tell on 4 week old chicks, but some rooster can be late bloomers.

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