Sexing Plymouth Partridge Rock chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tbird84, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Tbird84

    Tbird84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 Partridge rock chicks. They were supposed to be just over two weeks old when I got them. I have had them for about a week now. Some are much bigger and gregarious than the others. Also, thos bigger chicks have tails and well developed primary flight feather. Would those be roos? The other are much smaller and either don't really have a tail, or it's much smaller. Also, the primaries are coloring in dark instead of retaining all pattern like the smaller ones. Anyway, I hope someone has had success with guessing at this. [​IMG] Thanks!
     
  2. MN Chicken

    MN Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures?
     
  3. Tbird84

    Tbird84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll post them as soon as I figure out how...[​IMG]
     
  4. Tbird84

    Tbird84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I think I've got it.

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    These are pics of the largest chick. He is much bigger than the rest with a much more developed tail. He walks tall with his tail carried high. Anyway, just wondered if the feathering, body size, and tail development would have much to do with their sex. I know they aren't high quality Partridges, but it'd be nice to know anyway. Thanks for any help!
     

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