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You can always keep those girls and start selling your extra eggs, once they start laying, to help cover the cost of this little mix up. With the cost of grocery store eggs these days, you may find a good market for your farm fresh eggs. The boys will still be good to eat, just not what you were expecting. With a straight run, about half will be male and half will be female. Although, some hatcheries will throw their extra males into straight run orders, skewing the averages.