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Wing sexing polish chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by emmarouth17, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. emmarouth17

    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

    May 7, 2016
    I've got 6 buff laced polish/frizzle polish chicks that have just started to hatch I've heard a lot about wing sexing that u can do soon after they hatch would it work on large fowl polish?
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    True wing feather sexing is a sex linked trait that must be created using careful selection of the parent stock so, no, in your situation it would not be applicable to the chicks that you hatch.
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    I'm afraid not on polish. If it could be done I would have been doing it for years! I'm afraid polish are notoriously hard to sex and some of mine keep me guessing for up to six months.

    Good luck with your hatch :fl

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