Why is his wings like that

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  1. MarzBar874

    MarzBar874 Out Of The Brooder

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    Why is my white chicks wings go straight up and my black chicks wings are weird and uneven is it because he has not fully grew his wings yet to because of something else please help?
     
  2. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    They are still growing, give them time.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    I'm not sure if it is what I think it is but there is such a thing as wing sexing. A chick who's feathers are the same in length are males and uneven feathers indicates females.

    But your chicks might be too old for that now.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The wings are fine, I think they are too old for wing sexing and it is not very accurate, or nobody would be asking what sex their chicks were. You have two nice chicks, enjoy them.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The other members are right. You chick's wings are fine. The flight feathers of many chicks are uneven in length. And Mountain Peeps and drumstick diva are correct. They are too old to wing sexing. To be accurate, it needs to be done the day they hatch, and even then (depending on the breed), it's not always accurate.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The wings on your chicks are fine. The reason the feathers are uneven is because they are growing in.
     
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  8. Wyandottes7

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    What you're seeing is quite normal for chicks.[​IMG] The feathers will become more even as they grow in.
     
  9. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Everyone has given you great advice!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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