Chick Sex Odds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SamanthaBrooke, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. SamanthaBrooke

    SamanthaBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering what my odds were on my chicks, I ordered 25 so I'd get the discount and not have to pay many extra fees for a small order but Bantam's are only St, Run, I am crossing my fingers, toes and praying really hard that I get the 10 Hens I am wanting and I only need 1 roo, so out of 25 chickies what do you think my odds are of getting the 10 girlies I want?

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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Your chances are 90% to get within one standard deviation of 12.5 (half). I'd assume 2.5 close to the deviation therefore your 90% assured 10 to 15 hens. 95% assured two deviations; 7.5 to 17.5 (8 to 18) hens.
     
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  3. SamanthaBrooke

    SamanthaBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow you are awesome!

    Thank you for that break down, easily understood by a mathematical moron!

    I would be giddy as all if I got all those hens!!
     

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