Red sex link pullets turned out to be male?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by grassymeadows, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. grassymeadows

    grassymeadows New Egg

    Apr 1, 2012
    I purchaced a couple red sex link pullets from tractor supply and upon getting them home I noticed that their wing feathers look like male wing feathers, only one row instead or the two rows I expect to see on a pullet. So are they really pullets? Ive never raised sex links so Im wondering if maybe they dont feather like other breeds or whats up.
  2. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    Sexlinks are not bred to be feather sexable, they are bred to be colour sexable only. So as long as they are reddish coloured chicks you got pullets.

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