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Gender of Birds

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MyNameIs86, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2012
    New Jersey
    Anyway, I have someone interested in the chicks (via craigslist)
    but I don't know the gender of the birds. I have had a few replies to the ad, but scanning each one very thuroughly so that they aren't going to be food for other animals. In fact the one lady works for a vet and is looking for egg laying brood.

    Anyway I have a few pictures of the wings since I have heard that you can tell by the feathers in the wings:

    the smaller one wouldn't cooperate so this is all i got.
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2012
  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2012
    there are many different ways you can tell the gender. A male will develop the tail feathers slower than females. for the golden sexlinks, the males are a creamy white and the females will have golden to red like stripes. for the last pic, its a male if its louder than the other chicks. judging by the feathers for the last pic, i would say a male, because males tend to have more elaborate feathers than females-hope this helps

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