Sexing these 1 week old chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by inehme, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. inehme

    inehme New Egg

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    4 black Sussex and 1 Rhode Island Red. I think they are all male, but I would like to get a second opinion. Thanks

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire and Team Tube Feeding XO

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    There's no way to tell at this age. Looking at the wings won't tell you anything. You'll have to wait until they get older to tell their gender.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Give them a chance. Post new photos at 6-8 weeks of age.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    You are showing the wings which tells me you are thinking of feather sexing. The thing is, feather sexing is not applicable in this situation -- true feather sexing is reliant on the crossing of slow feathering and fast feathering lines *and* the read must be done in the first three days. Many folks incorrectly assume that it can be applied to all breeds at any time.
     

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