Pullet or roo?? Wing sexing?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by buglett88, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. buglett88

    buglett88 Out Of The Brooder

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    About 8 weeks old, FBCM. No sign of waddles, comb has stayed roughly the same size as if he/she grew into it.
    Thoughts?
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    Also, is it true that you can sex any breed at a few weeks old by their wings? Someone told me a pullets' wing feathers will always be a smooth transition from short to long whereas a males' wing will have more of an "L" shape, a more jagged transition..
    Thank you!!
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2017
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    No, you cannot sex any breed by their wing feathers. You can only do that with hybrids that were bred by specifically crossing parents to obtain that trait, and it does not carry on to future generations.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    The parents have to have the correct genetics to be able to wing sex the offspring.
     

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