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MALE OR FEMALE?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JFL1950, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. JFL1950

    JFL1950 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I understood that just some breeds were feather-sexed, others have to be vent sexed. [​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yeah, feather sexing is a common practice at hatcheries, they mate I think a fast feathering male with a slow feathering female and the feathers on the wings at hatch will look different.

    I think it is male:

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    and female

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    Someone correct me if I am wrong now.
     

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