Can you tell the sex of a chick before its hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OnewChook, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. OnewChook

    OnewChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, Its probably a stupid question but im actually curious.


    Can you tell the sex of a chick before its hatch?

    Yeah. Its pretty Shoopid but i really wanted to ask..
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Some people say you can sex chicks before they hatch, or even get in incubated, by looking at the shape of the egg. Longer, pointy eggs = male and fatter, round eggs = female. I honestly haven't had much success with this method, which I've tried of out curiosity, but I do know a few people who choose their hatching eggs using this selection method and they all claim they get more hens than roosters.
     

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