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Sexing chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by poupoule, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. poupoule

    poupoule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a dozen of chick since a couple of weeks. They all have different sizes, so guess they have different ages. Could anybody tell me how to sex them?[​IMG]
    Would it be easier with a photo?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Photos!
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Yes, a photo would help !! what breed are they ?
     
  4. poupoule

    poupoule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try to take some photos in the next few days. Do the breeds grow at differently? The chicks are Rhode Island, Sussex(Ithink, there may be a mix breed there) and Australorp.
    They seems to all be at different ages, as some are big and others are small. I've had them for 3 weeks now, but don't know how old they are. [​IMG]
     
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
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    I have noticed that my white and brown leghorns grew faster than my rhode island reds.
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    I think some do !! I have noticed that my BR's always look more grown up than my EE's
     
  7. Chick p

    Chick p New Egg

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    Quote:With quail you feel their bums. if they have a bubble like tail then they'll be males. if they don't have bubbles their females.
     

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