what is the easiest way to sex houdans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ma2babygurl13, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. ma2babygurl13

    ma2babygurl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some almost 12 week old Houdans, is there an easyish way to attempt to sex them? Any specific characteristics or traits I should look for?
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Wait. LOL

    Seriously though...it took me about 4 months before I was sure on the sexes...you can see wattles under the beards of the roos and then saddle feathers pretty soon, too...The males will sometimes have a less round crest, too.
     
  3. ma2babygurl13

    ma2babygurl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    waiting is just soo hard LOL! We wont have to make a decision on the "keepers" until late September, so hopefully I can tell by then.
     
  4. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Yeah, you should be able to tell by then!
     
  5. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can tell by sending them to me [​IMG] But the crest is usually more wild in males.
     

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