Sexing 3 week old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by NewcomerChicken, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. NewcomerChicken

    NewcomerChicken In the Brooder

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    This is the first chick. She/He is very delicate and sweet, and calm. She is an old english game. Is she/ he MALE OR FEMALE?


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    She has a very large comb for a baby.


    Here is the second one, he/ she barely has a comb at all and is growing a lot slower than the one above. he is an old english game. He/she made a sound very similar to crowing this morning.


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    Here is the third one, she/he is very large. The largest chick we have! She/ he has a very large comb and A LOT of feathers! It is a partridge rock.What is he/ she? MALE OR FEMALE?



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  2. BantyChickenLuv

    BantyChickenLuv Songster

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    Looks like #1 and #3 are cockerels, the other is a pullet. Honestly, it's really too young to tell. Post again in 2-3 weeks to know for sure.
     
  3. Bellatrixed

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    What breed are they? That would help with estimates. Some breeds of pullets get combs a lot earlier than others.
     
  4. They are all to young to tell, no wattles no comb colour.
     

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