In your experience, how reliable is pubic bone sexing in young chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by redfeather, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. redfeather

    redfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't ever tried this with (chicken) chicks before. I tested it on budgerigar chicks, and it was accurate, but I also knew how to sex the budgies in other ways as well.

    Anyways, I was just curious. I think I will try it with my chicks and see how many I was right about (it will be a count of course, because I can't tell buff orpington's apart).
     
  2. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say it is 50 50 I think you will get it right about half the time.
     
  3. redfeather

    redfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually just tried it with my 3 day old chicks..... I can't even find their pubic bones!!!!! :O

    Either they're way to fat or I am inept. Lol
     

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