Sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Traucins, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Traucins

    Traucins Chirping

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    At the feed store they tried to tell me you can sex Aracana chickens by the length of the wings... saying that if the tips of the wings are longer than the rest they are pullets.... Is this true?
     
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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    I have heard you can sex all flock r most breeds like this,but it’s never 100% accurent.
     
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  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    This method is called wing sexing. It only works on specific breeds.
    I don't know if it would work on Aracaunas, but it is true that if the tips of the wings are longer than the rest that the bird is a pullet.
     
  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    This only works on hybrids, that are special crosses to produce the different feathering.
     
  5. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Also, if they are at the feed store, they are Easter Eggers.
    For sex, please post pics of the combs at six weeks.
     
  6. Traucins

    Traucins Chirping

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    They are only a little older than 2 weeks now so can't do. but thanks
     
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