Is there a temperature you can set to get more female chickens?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kori, May 23, 2012.

  1. Kori

    Kori Chirping

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]if you got any ideas please share them!! we have been getting a lot of roos at 99 degrees farenheight....we would like more hens and we got a lot of chicks/chickens trying to get more hens but we dont like to shoot or get rid of the roos but its costing quite a bit monywise........thans for the help!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. Kori

    Kori Chirping

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    Iv heard its possible but i really dont know and would like some info if you can! Thanks!!!!
     
  3. akashia26

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    slightly higher temps will have a higher ratio of females hatch. however they are birds. temp has nothing to do with sex. the higher temp just kills more of the males before hatch, from what i understand.
     
  4. Kori

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    Oh! Thank you! I would like to try that..........I will tell if it worked in about a month!!!
     

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