SEXING BABY CHICKS???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rrtimothy, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. rrtimothy

    rrtimothy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I was wondering what are the most accurate/best ways to sex a chick?
    I heard that if you look at the feathers on the wing if one row is shorter its female, if they're the same its male? Is this reliable? Could you show pics?

    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    You can learn a lot about sexing in out What Breed or Gender is This? forum. In many cases, only time will tell. It depends to some extent on breed and even line within breed. As a rule, feather sexing works best if they were bred for it.
     

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