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Sexing chicks help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by philandolivia, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. philandolivia

    philandolivia In the Brooder

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    Hi
    I have 4 week old light sussex and I need to sex them BUT how do I sex them?

    Phil
     

  2. Frenchchickens123

    Frenchchickens123 In the Brooder

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    Hi, you might find it hard to sex them at the moment. Normally I find 6/8 weeks is easier to sex chicks. Just look at combs and wattles the boys with grow larger and be more red than the girls. Hope this helps :)
     
  3. Anianna

    Anianna Songster

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    It is difficult to sex at this age, particularly if you don't have a flock of the same breed to compare them to. Post some pictures and some of our more experienced members may have an opinion.
     

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