Are These Pics For Chicken Sexing Correct?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by silver1polish, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. silver1polish

    silver1polish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found these pics i wanted to show some kinders how to find out if your chick is a boy, or a girl. Is Correct? Pullet - Same Length Cockerel - Half one length and then longer

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  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOT at all they can only be wing sexed at or under 24 hours old
     
  3. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can go by tail feathers, at that stage they are just starting to get their tail feathers in males will have slower growth, females typically grow their tails faster
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beyond a day old I personally don't believe chicks can be sex by feather growth. I've herd every story in the book and tried all of them and none are consistently accurate in my experience. That doesn't mean that they don't work for other people.... Just my two cents.
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Feather sexing is valid only for a small number of hybrids and a few strains of pure breeds that are specifically bred for the trait. And even then it only works on day old chicks, nothing older.
     

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