Can you wing/ feather sex BCM chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BrownSheep, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. BrownSheep

    BrownSheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well the title says it all.
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
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    Unless they where breed for it then no...
    The breeder flock for the female line must be slow feathering only, and the breeder flock for the male line must be fast feathering only. To breed for the chicks you would then cross the slow feathering females with the fast feathering males. The resulting offspring would be the opposite of their parents. Females fast feathering and the males slow feathering.



    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKFeathSex.html
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=261208
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Sustainable-Farming/1974-05-01/How-to-Sex-Day-Old-Chicks.aspx
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2011

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