Sexing chicks by feather growth?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LoneCowboy, Jan 29, 2008.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Can you sex a chick by how fast their feathers grow? I have 2 buff orpingtons. Both were hatched the same day. One has really long feathers on it's wing that are closest to it's body, and one has really short. Does this tell me what sex they are?
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

  3. karri25

    karri25 Songster

    Feb 5, 2007

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