Sexing Spangled Hamburg CHicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by coffeemama, May 3, 2008.

  1. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    Is there an early trick to sexing SSH chicks? Do the roos get white wing feathers and the hens spangled? I saw a photo like this and was wondering. Anyone?
     
  2. millefleur

    millefleur Out Of The Brooder

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    By the second or third week you should definitely see a difference in comb size, even though the combs are small, they are much larger in males. In 40 years I have not seen a difference in feather color, but that doesn't mean it is not true.
     
  3. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    Thanks millefleur! That should help [​IMG]
     

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