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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 Songster

    May 6, 2008
    South East MI
    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!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    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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