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Gender of day old chicks? Wings

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kiimmyn, May 15, 2016.

  1. kiimmyn

    kiimmyn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi BYC, I have day old chicks and I'm trying to see if anyone is able to tell the gender of them by their wings. Thank you! :)


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  2. anumbutt

    anumbutt New Egg

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    Hey dear .. I know i am being silly but i am new to this forum..and i cant find thr option of posting my query :( can you help me please.. Because i have day old chickens too and i want to ask something about them
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Unless they were deliberately bred for feather sexing, there is no way to tell males from females by feather growth.
     
  4. kiimmyn

    kiimmyn Out Of The Brooder

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    on the top of the forum there should be a "start a new thread" and click it and you will be able to post ur own
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    x2 :thumbsup
     
  6. kiimmyn

    kiimmyn Out Of The Brooder

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    what about vent sexing ? Does it work on them? And if it's a male there will be a bump right ?
     
  7. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Vent sexing shouldn't be attempted unless you are very experienced. Perhaps Junebuggena has some more info though :)
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Vent sexing can be very reliable, if you know what you are doing. But it is not easy. Just to give you an idea how difficult it can be take a look at this graphic.
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    Those images are many times the actual size of the vents of day old chicks.
     
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  9. kiimmyn

    kiimmyn Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much! I've watched many videos on how too, but I don't want to hurt the little babies :( I guess I will wait until they grow older
     

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