Sexing Jersey Black Giant chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cruizer, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. cruizer

    cruizer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3, 2 week old chicks. Two are supposed to be pullets and 1 should be a male. The tail feathers are coming in on 2 of them and the 1 hasno tail feathers. Is tail feathers/no tail feathers a way to guess the sex?
    I have 14 other pullets of different breeds and all of them are getting the tail feathers. Is the lone JBG chick with no tail feathers my male?

    cruizer
     
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    In general, roos take longer to get tail feathers than pullets. Doesn't always apply, but it is something to consider.
     
  3. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at four weeks roos have partial combs you can tell
     

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