Do you all believe this. A way to sex chicks from the time they pip???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkiebeginer, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. silkiebeginer

    silkiebeginer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I want to tell you about something most of us did when we were kids and we forgot about it. I did, until last week, and I could kick myself for not thinking of it sooner. I am so tired of raising chicks just to find out they are over 50% Roosters, NOT ANY MORE! I have made this device that you hold above the chicks head or body and within 30 seconds you will know if it is a male or female, mark that little booger and move on, take the ones you don't want and give them to the kid down the street for a pet and be done with it. I am so sure this works that if you can't sex your chicks I will refund the purchase price when you return the item in it's original condition. If you have 2 hands you can use this device otherwise get an assistant to help hold the bird and you are still good to go! No more buying straight run from the feed store, no squeezing to make them poop, no hanging them upside down or by the neck, no going by the comb size, no waiting to see if it develops saddle feathers, get the job done while it's piping! You can use this on any type of chick, peafowl, pheasant, pigeon, quail, duck, goose. I have a barn full of extra Peacocks because I wanted at least a pair and of course the breeder claimed he couldn't tell at a younge age so you buy 4 or 5 to make sure you have a trio, So you end up with what you wanted, like that works! when you need a mate for your bird and all you can find are juveniles you don't have to get stuck with the luck of the draw, restrain that little bird for 30 seconds and you will know if you want to buy it or not. I realize some people may feel foolish doing this but for the money in feed it will save it is worth the few seconds people will be saying "What are you doing?". I have been at fairs and overheard people say "I want a pair of baby ducks, can you tell if they are a pair"? and the owner saying "sorry, at this age I can't tell" Well I can! And so will you if you purchase this, fit in your pocket, handy device. Exact written insructions will be included. I made these, so they are a bit crude looking, I am working on a better template but they work, that is the part that matters, but don't expect some manufactured perfect looking device, It's all work in progress! If you have any questions feel free to contact me before buying my item, and thanks for stopping by!

    Found this on Ebay...Jennifer
     
  2. DementedHam

    DementedHam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is it? How much is it? What helpful info can you give us?!? I"m being kept in suspense!
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Do I smell scam? [​IMG]
     
  4. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a magnet on a string.

    Ebay Auction

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Tami: How do you know its magnet? I know it can be done with a needle! [​IMG]
     
  6. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I read the feedback from the seller and one of the buyers described it as a magnet on a string. LOL

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Haha, that's hilarious.
     
  8. aran

    aran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just took a look through the feedback...looks like mostly positive feedback. I didnt manage to find the description of it in there. Funny though how many ppl had left + feedback about how it was working!
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    These old wives tales have been around forever-claims of sexing chicks inside the egg with a needle and thread, etc. Just think about it-you have a 50/50 chance of being right no matter what. And if that was true, hatcheries wouldn't have so many cockerels they destroy right after hatch. They just wouldn't hatch the eggs that contained cockerels.
     
  10. silkiebeginer

    silkiebeginer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was funny when I read it. When I was pregnant with my human children,lol, people would say.. you're carrying this way so its a boy or oh look at your skin its a girl. I even had a "lady with a gift" that was supposed to have never been wrong about the sex of baby tell me i was indeed carrying a girl. He wasn't. I guess i was her first failure. But i do like to hear old wives tales, even if most are just to wild to even consider believing. I don't know how many times i heard don't do that or look at that you'll mark your baby. I went and seen every scary movie on at the theater when i was pregnant with my daughter. The only mark she has is a patch of red in her hair line at the back of her neck. All 3 of my kids have this.

    Jennifer
     

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