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hatch sexes

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

  1. jojosbunches

    jojosbunches Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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