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Wing sexing?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OkieB, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. OkieB

    OkieB Songster

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    Bought 3 - 7-8 day old chicks. 2 Gold Laced Wyandottes and 1 Silkie. Any guesses? Just curious.

    Thanks in advance!

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  2. TwoChicksChix

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    These aren’t breeds that can be wing sexed usually. Wing sexing can only be done of chicks whose fathers are fast feathering breeds and mothers are slow feathering breeds.
     
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  3. TwoChicksChix

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    Also, at this point they would be too old to do wing sexing.
     
  4. OkieB

    OkieB Songster

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    Interesting. Good to know.
     
  5. chicken heven

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    My Coop
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  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    As has been stated none of those breeds can be wing sexed, not that it works at a week old anyway. However I can say for sure none of the birds pictured is a silkie.
     
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  7. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Crowing

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    How would you know?

    These breeds are not feather sexable, and even if they were they’re too old for it.
     
  8. TwoChicksChix

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    Agreed, if you post a full body pick we might be able to help with breeds, but there isn’t a silkie in that group.
     
  9. OkieB

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    I meant to type Sultan...
     
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  10. cstephens1987

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    That makes more sense
     
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