Setting up BO flock for feather sexing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jacobnlynn, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Jacobnlynn

    Jacobnlynn Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2011
    Ok, those who know how this is done, let me know if I got it right. This year I separate the two groups.. those with the even feathers to the male side, those with the unever layers to the female side. Once it become evident which are males & females, I sell the females with the even layers of wing feathers, and butcher the roosters that came up with uneven wing feathers. Are the offspring, then, wing feather sex-able? Is it that easy? What about the next generation? I assume as some point it wouldn't work... or all chicks could be wing sexed.

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