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Wing sexing on chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahb19243, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. sarahb19243

    sarahb19243 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2015
    I recently hatched out 10 chicks who are all 3 days old, a couple are 4. I tried to do the wing sexing on my own and I quickly got confused. Any guesses on what they may be? There should be pics available, some of the chicks may look the same but I can assure you the pics are all different chicks.
    Thanks in advance! :D
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Wing sexing only works for a very specific set of circumstances. You have to know for sure that the father was very fast feathering and the mother was very slow feathering. Not just slightly slower or faster than average, but significantly. It's the crossing of the fast feathering to slow feathering gene that allows for accurate feather sexing.
    Otherwise, it's just guessing.
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Only professionals can identify well through feather sexing.
  4. hicksfamily

    hicksfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    1- girl
    2- boy
    3- girl
    4- girl
    5- boy
    6- boy
    7- girl
    8- boy
    9- boy
    10- girl
  5. Please help me wing sex my chicks
  6. Chick 1
    Sex I think: Cock
    Age: 2 days old
    Breed: buff Cochin
  7. Chick 2
    Sex I think: pullet
    Age: 2 days
    Breed: Buff Cochin
  8. Chick 3
    Sex I think: cock
    Age: 2 days
    Breed:Blue Cochin

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