Too early to comb sex??

freckle

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My 6 australorp chickies are just over 3 weeks old. I've been told that I can identify the sex by the size of the comb by this age.. Common sense tells me it's too early, or they are all one sex... Or others more experienced than me know what to look for.. If this is the case, can anyone help me??
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BantamLover21

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3 weeks is too young to accurately tell the sex based on comb development. I'd wait until your chicks are at least 6 weeks old, and then post new photos.
 

donrae

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Sometimes you can spot a rooster at this age, there are the early developers who sprout from the egg with a larger redder comb it seems. But, too early to say for sure who is a pullet.
 

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