Help with sexing chicks

hobobrando

Songster
11 Years
Mar 25, 2008
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Does anyone know how to sex chicks accuratly so sunday I might have a chance at getting only hens. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Daycare Mom

Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious
11 Years
Apr 9, 2008
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Conklin, Michigan
If you are getting barred rocks...I read that the females have the black down the front of their legs. The males don't have any black on their legs. I have one with no black on his legs and his colors are much more distinct at only 3 weeks. Don't know if its true but its worth a shot.
 

hobobrando

Songster
11 Years
Mar 25, 2008
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Vermont
Thank you. I'm hoping to find a couple of polish at TSC but my chances are problably slim.
 

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