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Definatly a SCAM, what do you think?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by RedHead, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    It works with 50% accuracy too!
     
  3. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Scam
     
  5. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Somebody already posted this a month or two ago. We all agreed it is a 50/50 chance of being right. [​IMG]
     
  6. silkypie

    silkypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder how many people fell for this scam.
     
  7. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    there is actually a member of BYC who uses this method and swears by it. I think it sounds crazy but I have heard it works. I am almost inclined to try it, I am figuring you can do it with chicks that ytou already know the sex of (or maybe quail) to see if it is acurate.
     
  8. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    I haven't bought one, but it is apparently a magnet on a string. You hold it over the chicks head and if it swings in a circle: it's one gender, if it swings side to side; it's the other. [​IMG]
     
  9. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    Quote:If it sticks to your fridge do you get a bonus?!?
     
  10. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    The kids and I have done the magnet swinging over the chicks here as an experiment. Pretty darn accurate for us. We didn't buy anything though! Just stuck a piece of yarn between two small magnets and presto, you have a swinging device! [​IMG]

    ETA: The guys at the feedstore swear by this when a customer wants to triple check that a chick is a pullet.
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2009

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