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Is there a standard percentage of error when buying day old pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DottieMarie, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 15 pullets and once they arrived I kept thinking I will probably have at least 1 roo. I got used to the idea and now I really want one to be a boy but nothing stands out to me think so. They are 5.5 weeks so maybe I'll still get lucky.
    Any guesses on percentage of error with 1 day olds?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Most of the hatcheries I've checked out claim an error rate of 10%; or 90% of the time they get it right. Whichever way you want to look at it.
     

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