ANCONAS feather sexing??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicken-nipples, Feb 21, 2017.

  1. chicken-nipples

    chicken-nipples Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello.

    Has anyone done the feather sexing on ancona chicks. I'm getting some fertile eggs tomorrow for Momma Hen,
    I am not looking at feather sexing as the absolute reliable way to check for sex, but it would be nice to have an idea.

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Feather sexing only works when two specific parents are crossed to make it work, so almost no pure breeds can be sexed this way, it's almost entirely crosses. So purebred anconas would not be able to be feather sexed.
     
  3. chicken-nipples

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    Thank you for your reply, This is good to know [​IMG]
     

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