accurate sexing?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cletus the rooster, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. how accurate is the method of grabbing the legs?i heard that if it is a pullet it will go limp.if it is a cockerel it will try to big girls go limp but i dont have a grown rooster to try this on.
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Honestly, it's just an old wives tale. I have tried that method over and over again along with my sexing methods. I've been correct 99% of the time whereas the leg method gets it about 50% of the time. (Which is where you'd be if you didn't try sexing them at all.)

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