Tractor supply chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Krystalbelanger, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Krystalbelanger

    Krystalbelanger In the Brooder

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    About 7 weeks old. Came from the assorted bantam bin. Optimistic its not a roo because i cant have them in my area. Any ideas on what i have though? Screenshot_20180403-185427.png 20180403_185134.jpg 20180403_185134.jpg
     
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  2. MillersFarm

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    Bantams tend to develop earlier than standard bantams so i'd say that you have a little hen. Not positive as I see some pink in it's comb but for now i'm going to go with pullet.
     
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  3. Carson20034433

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    Take the chick and put it in one hand and with the other hand spread out a wing.... if your chick has two layers (probably does), check the bottom layer of feathers for a “break” in the feather row or a “missing” feather in the row.... if it has a “missing” one it’s a roo if not ur in luck it’s a hen
     
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    In order to sexed a chicken by it's wing feathers it needs to be no less than a week old, and has to be a certain breed where the pullets develop much faster than the cockerels
     
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    Buttttt I have bantams and I sex them right when they hatch and have almost a 90% success rate.... not being sassy just saying
     
  6. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    But you said in the other thread they had to be older than a week, and up to 5-6 weeks.
     
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    I did try and ended up completely wrong on a couple pullets, even though everything I had read said they were cockerels.
     
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  10. Krystalbelanger

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    Any ideas on the breed?
     
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