Feather Sexing? Pictures...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cheeptrick, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    Are there any feather sexers out there that can tell me if these are roos or pullets?
    I think they are all pullets...these are 3-2 day old Silkies.
    Added youtube link to dirty jobs segment for measure


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  2. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No expert here but I would say the first 2 pics are cockerel and the 3rd is a pullet. Will be interested to see what others say.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    You can ONLY tell male and female via feather sexing IF you mated a slow feathering rooster over a fast feathering hen. Else, its random. [​IMG]
     
  4. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    This is so interesting...the kids in 4-H told me the LONGER meant it was a ROO!! LOL
    Thanks Silkie...I knew it was a crap shoot! [​IMG]
     
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  5. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    [​IMG] The filter changed *crape* shoot to poop shoot!! LOL [​IMG]
     
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  6. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    do you have kids in 4-H? where do you go if you do?
     
  7. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    HI Siz...
    We joined the 4H Cloverbud Program it is sponsored by UNH Co Op Extension...they want to be a horse groomer. A horse farm lady in our church runs part of it with her horse farm. We are just starting...maybe we will see you there!
    Info at...
    http://ceinfo.unh.edu/cheshire.htm
     
  8. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    we just joined the Monadnock Mountaineer 4-H I think thats what we are called and is run by a woman in my town we are gonna show salmon favorells
     

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