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Sexing chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickengirl47, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to know every possible way to sex a chick, thanks!
     
  2. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Vent, sex-link, feather(on specific breeds), crow or egg [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    What worked for me is if you spread the chicks wing, (Must be young, like 5 or less days I think?) girls will have a space with the feathers of the wing at the end... boys will not have this space. It worked for me :). I don't know though, the last time I used it was last spring so I believe that's how it went!
     
  4. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    this only works if they are breed to for it....none of my chicks can be feather sexed

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