Hatcheries selling 4 week old females...

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by heiditam, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. heiditam

    heiditam Chirping

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    how can they know they are females? I am talking about the breeds that cannot be sexed. Easter eggers for example. I want to order an EE, and either a BA or BO(maybe both!), and I would love some 4 weekers. BUT, I am so worried one may turn out to be a roo! Are they pretty accurate at 4 weeks? What has your experience been if you have any? Thanks!
     
  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    When chicks are just hatched, they can look inside the all-purpose hole in their butts for boy parts or girl parts. It's roughly 90% accurate, though some always slip through.
     
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