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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tashtash, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I'm new here. I have 3 hens and 1 rooster. I'm getting my incubator next week once my eggs have done there 21 day cycle how do I know if there boys or girls. Can I tell or how can I tell.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Generally you have to wait until they mature to the point that they start exhibiting secondary sex characteristics or even until they lay eggs or crow. There are auto sexing breeds where the male and female chicks are dissimilar, and there are sex linked matings where you can tell the difference. In most instances you must wait until they mature.
     
  3. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks
     

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