how to vent sex a chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenshiha, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Songster

    Apr 19, 2014
    i got new chicks all 2-3 weeks old now but not sure what sex they are i heard vent sexing was mostly accurate sexing i heard that if you see a bump out of the chick its a male no bump female is this correct? im new to sexing and buying chicks this young!
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2016

  2. Eps32

    Eps32 Songster

    Dec 22, 2015
    North Carolina
    If you don't know what your doing when vent sexing. You can harm the chick very easily. I have hatched 100s of chicks and still haven't attempted to do this. It might look easy peasy on utube but it's not. I just personally am scared to harm the chick seeing I have no training in vent sexing.

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