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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thutchins82, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. thutchins82

    thutchins82 In the Brooder

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    I have a friend hatching some SLW eggs. I've read on day 3 you can sex them by their wings, does anyone know about this process or if its accurate? I don't want to end up with more roosters I have to get rid of.
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    It can be done BUT only on certain breeds. I don't know the breeds, I just know it doesn't work on all chicks.
     
  3. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    It only works, and only sometimes, on specific breeds, strains, or crosses. If the birds aren't bred specifically for it, it won't work.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X3 on that.
     

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