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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 3:17 pm 
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Help sexing these 4 chicks. 3 RIR and 1 Plymoth Rock. They are 3 weeks old.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:55 pm 
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Male
Female
Female
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:54 pm 
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Purely based on feather growth. In both these breeds the females feather up quicker than the males.

The females start to have feathers coming through down the middle of the back at this age and they start to get their little tail feathers. The 1st and last photo I can't see any back or tail feathering so i'm saying males for these 2 and the 2 middle Rhodies are Females.

The next week or 2 you will see the bigger combs on the males and bright red little wattles growing. The females will have small pale/yellowish combs and hardly any wattles.

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