Sexing baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kycowgirlchick, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. kycowgirlchick

    kycowgirlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can someone tell me the easiest way to sex chicks. Other than squeezing their butts to see if foam comes out. I have barred rocks, cochins, polish, and some silkies. Which I know silkies are the hardest. I was trying to compare their combs but??
     
  2. kycowgirlchick

    kycowgirlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    OK I now there are people out there. [​IMG]
     
  3. Lmarie

    Lmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If anyone on here can sex chicks other than sex link of course, lol, I hope they will teach all of us!! I have never met anyone that could....
    Sorry, I wasnt any help at all.... [​IMG]
     
  4. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:look up on you tube " how do they do that" i looked it up the other nite and found out it's very easy. You just look at the wing tips.
     
  5. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They were actually sorting them that way @ the chick hatchery
     
  6. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If i wasn't computer illiterate, i'd post the you tube link. Maybe someone else will. Good luck!!!
     
  7. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all chicks can be feather sexed.
     
  8. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    birds have to be breed with the gene to be feather sexed but each breed has diffrent ways of telling sex just gotta look at every breed as a diffrent one not one whole group of chicks
     
  9. chookchick

    chookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If someone could figure out a good way to sex chicks, other than vent-sexing day olds, or breeding sex-links--they would be able to make some money. Just not possible! One of the joys of chickens is not really knowing for quite a while.
     

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