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When can you tell?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bantam<3er, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. bantam<3er

    bantam<3er Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 almost 3 week old chicks. I was wondering when you can tell what gender they are.
     
  2. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when they about 5 or 6 weeks old...but with certain breeds you can tell by the color of the chick when it is just hatched ex.Black sex-link males have a white dot on their heard Females do not
     
  3. ggrap

    ggrap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some breeds you can tell earlier like 3 weeks, and some individuals within a breed look male earlier than others. If you post pictures it is helpful.
     
  4. bantam<3er

    bantam<3er Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, they are all bantams.

    [​IMG] This is my Quail antwerp belgian.

    [​IMG] my mottled cochin.

    [​IMG] my partridge rock.

    [​IMG] my blue cochin.

    [​IMG] and my silver sebright.
     

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