sexing meaties?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by bucklev, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. bucklev

    bucklev In the Brooder

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    Does anybody know how the hatcheries sex cornishx.just curious if it is feather or vent?
     

  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Songster

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    Through the wing feathers... Males have even feathers straight accross... females have jagged feathers accross.

    Very easy and accurate....
     
  3. bucklev

    bucklev In the Brooder

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    Thanks Brunty you seem to be the go to guy for meaty questions. I always look forward and can almost count on your wisdom in other posts...thanx again:)
     
  4. Byrdj

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    Quote:Is that a trait particular to meaties only?
     

  5. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Songster

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    No I don't think so... it's when your cross a fast feathering male to a slow feathering female. It could be with any bird..... However I may be wrong on the sex... I'm not big on genetics but know some stuff!
     
  6. 95yj

    95yj Songster

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    their combs too, might take longer though
     
  7. ghulst

    ghulst Songster

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    Some strains of CornishX are feather sexable. Most sold at Townline are.
     

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