Sexing 5 wk old chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by vfem, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Ok, so here I have 1 BCM and 2 Americana/Maran crosses. They're 5 weeks old and its time for me to sex them and see who stays and who goes. Either way, they need to leave the silkie pen and their silkie mama in the next week or 2.

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    Sorry everyone was hopping around like crazy, I was bringing them water and food so everyone was right there waiting for me to hurry up and stop taking pictures! hahaha

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    The last one is the second americana/bcm mix. (Which I honestly think look like welsummers to me.) She/he got her tail feathers pulled out a couple weeks ago by one of the other birds. They're just growing back now.
     

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