Feather sexing.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chick1043, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    How accurate is feather sexing? And I'm just trying to get this right but it only works on purebred chicks? If it's accurate I'm in luck!!
     
  2. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
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  3. I'm wondering the same thing... Hopefully this will bump ya so we can both get an answer [​IMG]
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    If this is true to my chicks that means I have 4 girls and a boy! That's pretty good! lol
     
  5. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Songster

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    well i thought it was really accurate but guess was wrong i hatch 25 of chicks 2 months ago and i feathered sexed them and and i should have 18 pullets and 7 cockerls well i was wrong cuz i have 12 pullets and 13 cockerls lol
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Aren't you only exposed to feather sex betweendays 1 -3?
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Quote:AND ONLY works on chicks bred to be feather sexable. Does you no good to try and feather sex a line of birds not bred to be feather sexable.
     
  8. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    yeah thats what I thought.
     
  9. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Crowing

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    It only works on certain breeds as well. NOT ALL.
     

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