WHITE JAPANESE BANTAM WING SEXING

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChicksDigPink, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. ChicksDigPink

    ChicksDigPink New Egg

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    Hi All. I am new here. I was Reading up about Sexing of White Japanese Bantams by their wings. Here is a picture of my 1 day old Bantams,wing. What am I looking for...anybody? Is this too early? [​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Wing sexing is judged by the length of feathers already growing in. Pullets mature faster and have crooked feathers coming in, whereas cockerels mature slower and have all feathers come in evenly. However, you have to be a professional wingsexer to accurately tell. Even then, the accuracy isn't great.
     
  3. ChicksDigPink

    ChicksDigPink New Egg

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    Thanks BantamFan4life. Last clutch yielded 5 Roo's out of 6 Chicks. We have 5 Chicks this round. Can Not possibly be 4 Roo's,lol...or at least i'm hoping not
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    hope they turn out to be pullets this time
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    You have to do with in the first 3 days of hatching and you are looking at the primaries and coverts of the wings. How ever having had japs and breeding mottled I have found that for my particular line they are not wing sexable. Wing sexing is can only be done on chicks that have the fast feathering gene in their lines which means only a handful can actually be wing sexed.

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