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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by farmer5, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. farmer5

    farmer5 Out Of The Brooder

    May 24, 2014
    The middle of nowhere
    Can you tell a chickens gender when their just little chicks? [​IMG]
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 9, 2013
    Northern Virginia
    Sometimes, it depends on what breed it is. For instance Red-Sex links are auto sexing breeds, if the chick is red then its a girl if its white a boy.
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Some breeds mature up fast and the cockerels make themselves known at 2 week or so. Some breeds it takes a bit longer. When your chicks are a few weeks old you can post pics in our What Breed or Gender section for some good ID's. :)

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