Production red question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jklett, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. jklett

    jklett New Egg

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    I have 6 2 week old production reds and 5 have tail feathers and almost fully developed wing feathers whereas one has just little pin feathers on the tail and fuzzy "shoulders". I know that it's too early to tell for sure yet but I was told pullets get their tails earlier and cockerels are later. Is there a chance I have 1 male and 5 females or is it the other way around?
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its bo real way to tell gender
     
  3. jklett

    jklett New Egg

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    These 2 are the ones in question. The first one looks like the others as far as feathering but is the first one to my hand when i have food. Lets call it "Blondie".[​IMG]
    The next one seems to almost stand guard of all of the others and was very slow to feather(still not covered as much as the rest and has a shorter upcocked tail). I am pretty sure this one is a male.[​IMG]

    Anything? They are abut 3 1/2 weeks old or so.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah botton looks like a cockeral.My production red chicj in questio. Does the same thing.
     

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