What age can you tell if your chick is male or female

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by taylohol11, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. taylohol11

    taylohol11 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks are 2 days old. What age can you tell if there male or female ?????[​IMG]
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

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    You should get some idea of gender by the time they are 6 weeks old, sometimes earlier, sometimes later. But you won't know for sure until they crow or lay an egg. If you post a picture in the "What Breed or Gender Is This" section of your chick(s) in a couple weeks then the members here will be able to take some guesses at it.
     
  3. taylohol11

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    Thanx i was told that the hens feathers at the end of there wings will start developing faster and i think 2 of my chicks are doing that so i think it's 2 boys and 2 girls :) the one out of the picture has it as well.
     

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