questions on feather sexing...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BlackWatchLady, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. BlackWatchLady

    BlackWatchLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can a chick that is BA/EE be feather sexed? Just curious..



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    reason I asked is I brought a couple in for pics, and the shorter wing feathered one reacted to my finger wagging like this...
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    while the longer wing feathered one was like this...
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  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    Tadkerson's post covers feather sexing fairly well.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=261208

    I doubt you can feather sex it. I have not looked at the breeds in Tadkerson's post lately, but an EE is a mix, not pure. Since it is not pure, you don't know what the genetics are. That is why I doubt you can feather sex it.
     

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