roosters and hens...adivice plz

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nicola, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
    ACT
    at around 3 weeks old can you tell what chicks are roosters and what ones are girls and what are the signs [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome from Arizona, USA!

    Many chicks you can tell their gender day one.

    I look for early reddening of the comb, their stance.

    Some chicks can be color sexed. (Sex link)

    Some chicks can be feather sexed the first week.

    I suggest you use the search function up above but better yet, get some pics of your chicks and post them on the Breed and Gender forum.

    Again. Welcome so glad you are here.
     

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