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Ideal Poultry packing peanuts ever pullets?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by lilfarm77, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. lilfarm77

    lilfarm77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone with experience ever get Barred Rock packing peanuts that turned out to be pullets?

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  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    packing peanuts as a rule are usually male chicks because they are expendable. I personally have never heard of pullet packing peanuts :/ Usually the hatchery feather sexes their wings, the spots are not that easy to go by. But that said I only see 1 or 2 small defined spotted heads, that "might" be a 50/50 that their female. However I wouldn't hold my breath ;)
     
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2013
  3. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the only way you'd get a female packing peanut is if it was mis sexed by the hatchery.
     
  4. Ms Jellybean

    Ms Jellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ideal told me they only use males for packing peanuts.
     
  5. Evan27

    Evan27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Both times I ordered from the hatchery they sent me pullet packing peanuts
     

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