Sexing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Vwowens, May 21, 2019.

  1. Vwowens

    Vwowens Chirping

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    Is this a male or female? It is 5.5 to six weeks old.
     

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  2. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, but I'd have to find out the age first.
     
  3. Vwowens

    Vwowens Chirping

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    I realize I forgot the age updates it
     
  4. Hencraze24

    Hencraze24 Songster

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    Yep, then that's definitely a roo. If he starts crowing soon, don't be suprised.

    That's a handsome bird. What breed is that?
     
  5. Vwowens

    Vwowens Chirping

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    I got him and 5 others from tractor supply and they told me they were Plymouth barred rock but most pic I have seen he doesn’t look like those
     
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    Hencraze24 Songster

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    Yeah, I see the resemblance now.
     
  7. Vwowens

    Vwowens Chirping

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    Does the red coming in on a comb always me rooster? I have checked the other 5 and there is another one with the comb turning red and the wattle on it neck hanging down.
     

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