Chicken sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KWGypsyChickenGirl, May 17, 2009.

  1. KWGypsyChickenGirl

    KWGypsyChickenGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have any clear, color photos of chicks being vent sexed? The only pictures I can find on the internet are unclear, black and white photos.
     
  2. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Last edited: May 18, 2009
  3. KWGypsyChickenGirl

    KWGypsyChickenGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, thanks sooo much! Those are definitely much better pics than ones I found! Now I must go sex my chick.
    Thanks Again![​IMG]
     
  4. noplacebo

    noplacebo Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, those are some great pics, thanks for the link.
    I'm still having some trouble with my silkies though as their vents are significantly darker than those in the pics, and hey, i'm no expert. Any idea of any more vent sexing links?
     
  5. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Even most hatcheries don't vent sex silkies or other bantams because they are so small and hard to do accurately. With the few that do, I have read complaints here at BYC and else where about it not being accurate. So don't be hard on yourself if it is difficult to do perfectly.

    Here are two others sites I had bookmarked for determining the gender of chickens.

    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Sustainable-Farming/1974-05-01/How-to-Sex-Day-Old-Chicks.aspx?page=2

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/sexingchicks.html

    Good Luck.
     

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