Sexing Chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Anne4596, Nov 27, 2016.

  1. Anne4596

    Anne4596 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it possible to accurately tell the gender of 3-4 day old chicks? If so, how? I need to know because I need to start planning to find homes for the roosters.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

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    If they aren't sex linked (feather color sexable), then no.
    1-2 day olds of fast feathering lines can be sexed. The pullets will have 2 lengths of flight feathers and males will have one. By 4 days, they're all the same.
     
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  3. lazy gardener

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    Or if they are sex linked or auto sexing. What kind of chicks are they???
     
  4. Anne4596

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    2 of them are buff brahma-silver laced wyandotte crosses and 2 of them are buff brahma-rhode island red crosses.
     
  5. lazy gardener

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    No idea.
     

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