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Sex my chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Philm8384, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Philm8384

    Philm8384 New Egg

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    I have 5 americana checks one of the has almost no wing feathers and thne othr 4 do dose that mean its most likly a rooster I heard that roost feather slower the females
     
  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is correct
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they were all hatched within the same day. A chick that hatches a couple days sooner, the feathers will appear before the younger chick. Also, it's the tail feathers you gotta watch. Hens will usually grow tail feathers quite a bit sooner than the roosters. Usually.
     
  4. Philm8384

    Philm8384 New Egg

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    Ok ya it has no tail feathers and I have 5 red pullets to and the all hacve tail feathers just the on doenst have them
     

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