Can you feather sex SLWs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cracking up, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I hatched these guys June 29th. I was trying to feather sex them and thought they were probably both males. Since then I've looked at new hatches and the females are much more obvious on my 'mixed' chicks.

    Here are the day old pics. I'll post todays pics later (still not sure of sexes).

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    What do you guys think?
     
  2. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For feather sexing-if it's straight, it's a boy. Some folks have had luck with feather sexing, others have not. You may have to wait and see.
     
  3. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I just took more pictures (They're about a month old) Their feathering and coloring are about the same but the comb an waddles are redder and a little bigger on one and he seems to have thicker legs. Their conformation seems to be alike. Hoping for one of each.
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  4. Vedwards

    Vedwards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like one of each to me :)
     
  5. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X 2!
     
  6. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, That would be great!
     

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