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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:16 pm 
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hi if you have any insights into the sex of these 3 week old chicks I'd love to hear them. They have certainly kept us guessing!


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:24 pm 
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Chick A female, chick C male, Chicks B & D probably male.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:53 pm 
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Praying for at least one pullet!


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:55 pm 
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Fingers crossed for you, but i have to say from what I can see I would guess only one pullet. If you can get clear pics of the combs of A and D it might help.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:58 pm 
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Generally PR females feather up much faster than the males. The wing 'shoulders' on the males will look much more bare and butt feathering is also slower.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:37 pm 
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With my plymouth rocks I hatch I can usually tell because the males hatch out dark barred and females light barred


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2015 4:21 pm 
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Sam_Cox wrote:
With my plymouth rocks I hatch I can usually tell because the males hatch out dark barred and females light barred


Light & dark barred are two entirely different varieties.
Within those varieties the males are both the lighter of the sexes because of the width of the barring.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:14 pm 
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Hi, Carov52!

Just curious. What did you end up with? Please post as it would be a help to everyone!

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