What age for visual sexing?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by duckncover, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    I'm wondering what age they should be for visual sexing? They are 17-19 days old now. I have them off the heat since it's been very warm out (80-90) and their doing quiet well. I want to move them into something bigger than their cockatiel cage soon. At what age can they go outside?
     
  2. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    I think that depends on what breeds you have. Barred Plymouth Rocks can be sexed as early as a week, and some breeds like Easter Eggers are unknown until 15 weeks or older. What breeds are your chicks?
     
  3. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    They look like maybe Buff Orpingtons but they may be mixes.
     

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