wing length and sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mrs. K, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    I have chicks that hatched at the same time. There are four different kinds, and mostly are mutts. However, I am observing that some of the chicks have very long wing feathers, almost reaching behind them. and the others of the same color have short wing feathers, which will grow longer as time goes on.

    But is that an indication on the sex of the bird? And if so, how does it go - long early feathering male or female?

    MrsK
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    They have to be breed for wing sexing.....Just some random breed you cant wing sex them....
     
  3. Yazzo

    Yazzo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some breeds, like Japanese and BB reds, have longer wing feathers no matter if they're boys or girls.....sorry, guess you'll probably just have to wait and see![​IMG]
     

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