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what breeds can be feathered and color sexed?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sydney13, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Massachusetts
    can any one tell me what breeds can be feathered sexed? and is feather sexing easy and pretty accurate?
    are their any chickens that can be color sexed other then the hybrids?
    thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Feather sexing is not necessarily tied to breed, but more about how the parent stock is bred. That is explained well in the link that was posted.

    Barred rock is one I can think of that is not a hybrid and can be color sexed.
     
  3. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Okay - I am a new chicken momma ( very new ) ... and I really am trying to learn as much as I can, so forgive this question ( that I am sure everyone but me knows ) .. What the heck is feathed sexing ???
     
  4. Splash Giants

    Splash Giants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crele Old English can be color sexed at birth
     
  5. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ah ha! That is the secret to the Legbars then!

    Cream Legbars are not yet in the US, but they can be color sexed at hatching as well. I think these are a few of the only purebreds that can be color sexed right off, most are sex-link hybrids.
     
  6. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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