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how to sex Guinea fowl chicken cross hybrids ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jayke563, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does any one know how to sex Guinea fowl chicken hybrids I have some Guinea hens with one of my barred rock roosters and I'm gonna hatch the eggs but how do u sex the adults or the chicks for that matter ???
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they do cross the offspring are sterile. I would assume that a male would have a combination of male characteristics of the rooster and the guinea. From what I have read fertility is very low if at all. Many years ago I had a chick hatch I believed to be a cross; it died within days-was weak and frail.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed, any offspring will be mules, so it really doesn't matter which sex they are.

    You could do a forum search for Miracle the chicken/guinea cross. There were some pictures on there, if you manage to hatch some, I'd think they'd look very similar.
     

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