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There is no way that I could have roosters if I got sex linked chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by comerrick, Jul 16, 2008.

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    right? I have 8 black stars and a couple of them waddles and combs seem bigger and a tiny touch pink. The are 4 weeks today.
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  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing 11 Years

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    The males and females will have different color characteristics at hatch. This makes it very easy to determine sex. The only way you could have gotten a male is if the hatchery completely screwed up.

    The males will have white barring as the grow.

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