Sexing a group of D'uccles

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rena, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Rena

    Rena Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 9 of these little guys who are 5 weeks old. It seems like it is very clear which are boys just by the combs. Is this fairly accurate or are there other factors I need to consider besides just the combs?

    Clearly boys:

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    Look like pullets?:

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    d'uccles can be sexed at 3 weeks of age by combs first group cockerels the 2nd group pullets
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are correct! 1st group is cockerels 2nd group is pullets. That's why I love duccles, you can sex them so early!
     

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