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Which breeds can be feather sexed

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by justafeedboy, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. justafeedboy

    justafeedboy Out Of The Brooder

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    While I know some breeds can be feather sexed, it isn't as accurate for all. I was wondering what breeds people have been reasonably successful with this?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    The only way I know to feather sex is described by Tadkerson near the bottom of the first post in this thread. It is not by breed but by mating a rooster pure for fast-feathering with a hen that has the slow-feathering gene.

    Tadkerson’s Sex Link Thread
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=261208
     

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