An Experiment in Chick Sexing Methods

A continuous experiment on old wives' tale methods to determining the sexes of chicks.
By pipdzipdnreadytogo · Jan 17, 2017 · Updated Apr 12, 2017 · ·
  1. ChickenyChickeny
    "Extra Great"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 10, 2019
    this article is easy to understand, well written, and very relevant :)

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  2. SongBaby33
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 9, 2019
    "A lot of work and research put in!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 6, 2019
    I'd love to see your attempt at vent sexing though, to see what can happen when inexperienced.
    ChickenCowboy02 likes this.
    1. pipdzipdnreadytogo
      It's tempting to try, but I'm much too afraid I'll end up hurting one of these babies out of that inexperience!
  4. Aunt Angus
    "Nice Experiment!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 6, 2019
    I really enjoyed reading over your methodology and the results. The results are surprising - especially for some of the more "wives tale" type tests. Your graphs were very helpful and made comparing the results simple. I wonder what would happen with a larger number of chicks...

    Really a great job and a great write up!
    1. pipdzipdnreadytogo
      Not to worry, more chicks are coming! I intend to add to this article each time I hatch or buy chicks, so the numbers should continue to get larger and larger!
  5. EggSighted4Life
    "A for effort!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 6, 2019
    Wow, it's clear how much time went into not only the experiments but also writing the article. Great job, and fun to see the results conducted by one of our very own BYC'ers! :highfive:

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