Barnevelder chicks, can you tell sex by their wings?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Im4dabirds, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    Central Alabama
    I've got six cute little Barnevelder chicks that are about 18 days old now. I noticed as their wing feathers started coming in that three have a double row of feathers that taper and three have a single straight row. Does that mean I have 3 roos and 3 pullets? The ones with the tapered wing have also started getting tail feathers but not the others. Take a look and let me know what you think.


    Last edited: Jun 18, 2009
  2. redroosta

    redroosta Flown the Coop

    May 29, 2009
    I don't know about the wing feathers, but the tail feathers in females usually come earlier then males.

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