Young rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ole rooster, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2011
    Milner, Georgia
    I just read something that made me question possibilities. Is it possible to tell the sex of chicken at a month old from the development of the comb? I have on of my 6 that at a month old has a comb that is extended so much further from the head than the other five. Could it be it's going be like daddy?
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2012
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 20, 2011
    middle TN
    If you post photos on the "What Breed/Gender" board, you're sure to get some experienced feedback on whether the degree of difference is meaningful.
  3. qball53

    qball53 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2012
    My significant other or better half sexes chickens very young by the size and color of the comb. She seems pretty accurate at doing it.
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's very possible. I've done it for years. It takes a practiced eye on many breeds and some breeds are nearly impossible, but often it works quite accurately.......Pop

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