Sexing partridge Penedesenca chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by farmerChef, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 10 partridge Penedesenca chicks from Welp Hatchery. I remember reading on a breed page that partridge Rocks can be sexlinked by head color. Does that work on Penedesencas too? Some have red heads and some have dark V's. Which are which?

    How do you pronounce Penedesenca?
     
  2. Crumbling Beauty

    Crumbling Beauty Out Of The Brooder

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    The pronuciation I found is: pay-neigh-day-senka.
    I can't help with the other half of the question [​IMG].
     
  3. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Reds are roos and the V's are pullets.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    Partridge Penedesenca chicks: The light chicks are generally males and the darker ones or more striped ones females -- this works about 80% of the time; note the dark blotches on the heads of the darker females
    Photo courtesy of Jerry Pool
     

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