Wing feather sexing. 2 day old chicks.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by growingchicks, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. growingchicks

    growingchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so these chicks hatched Saturday and I'm trying to sex them on their wing feathers.

    I'm thinking this is a pullet, correct?

    (Will post other 2 in comments.)
     
  2. growingchicks

    growingchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thinking pullet here too.
     
  3. growingchicks

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    Last one... And I think pullet.
     
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  4. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH.
    I've never done wing sexing this early in life but I'm thinking the same. If no one else can help I would love to but I will need pics in a few days when they are a little bigger.
     
  5. growingchicks

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    Oh really?! I was told 2 days is perfect. And it should be obvious. Not so much! They chirp so loud and move a bunch. Very difficult to get pictures!
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Feather sexing is only valid for certain hybrids and breed strains that are bred for the trait. What kind of chicks are they?
     
  7. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once they get a little older they should be more use to you so they won't be AS sqirmy and loud.
     
  8. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really? I've done it on many different breeds and it has work every time. A few years ago I was told that it had always worked for many people so I started doing it. I've done it for many other people also I hope it wasn't all wrong!!!!!! :(
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    If it worked for all breeds hatcheries would not need vent sexers.
     
  10. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True but not necessarily
     

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