hatch sexes

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jojosbunches, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. jojosbunches

    jojosbunches Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 21, 2013
    Tonkawa, Oklahoma
    Ok... I've looked and can't find anything...

    What are the chances of having a hatch of all one gender?

    I have a mixed flock and just hatched out 15 chicks.

    I've been told I May not be able to feather sex with barnyard mixes but I find it curious that only 1 out of the clutch seems to be feathering out like a pullet. At 6 days old this one already has decent growth on the wings and some tail feathers starting
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    Since the natural hatch ratio of pullets to cockerels is 50%, or some say 2:3, It wouldn't be very likely you'd have an all-cockerels hatch; even less likely to have an all-pullets hatch. You can only feather-sex with specific breeds bred for feather-sexing.

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