What age did your BOs first show gender signs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by elehman, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. elehman

    elehman New Egg

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    We'll be splitting the flock and am hoping to give my neighbor an approximate date of arrival for her section of the chicks [​IMG]
     
  2. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the cockerels were always bigger, ate more and fought more. But I could tell for sure at 10 weeks.
     
  3. MarinMama

    MarinMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are starting to see obvious signs like larger comb, wattles at about 6 weeks.

    the males are also alot bigger.
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011
  4. elehman

    elehman New Egg

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 2 weeks and one of the combs are already way bigger than the other 2
     
  6. swatchick

    swatchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are three weeks old and one is clearly a roo, with much larger comb and wattles and great big (though not aggressive) attitude. It started to seem probable at 2 weeks, now I have no doubt.
     

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