Sebrights?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Justanother Brooke, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Justanother Brooke

    Justanother Brooke Songster

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    At about what age can you tell if they are pullets or cockerels? They are only about 2 weeks old now, so I'm sure to early, just wondering what I should be looking for.
    Thanks!
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    The roos are "hen-feathered" which means there's no difference in their appearance at all. The only difference is the comb as the bird matures. The comb on the male gets more pronounced and a "spike" grows at the very top, back end of it.
     
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    One of my sebrights crowed at three weeks. They develop their combs fairly early, too.
     
  4. newgoosegirl

    newgoosegirl In the Brooder

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    My 6-8 week old has a massive rose comb compared to the pullets of the same age I saw. So definitely before this age.
     
  5. Justanother Brooke

    Justanother Brooke Songster

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    They are 2 weeks, and both of their combs are barely even visible, so I'll give them another week or two and post pics.
    Thanks!
     

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