is there a way to tell if babies are girls or boys

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by orlandoluv1, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry if this is a dumb question but i am a frim believer that the only dumb questions are the ones that are not asked lol! i saw someone say something about this and i was wondering. i always thought that you just couldnt know until they got older. well if anyone knows of a way to tell before then i would really like to know.
     
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think a lot depends on the parentage. I would try using the search function and include the breed and some variation of sex, sexing, ect. I have had some luck with that.x
     
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    No, is the short answer.

    Unless they are sex-linked hybrids you cannot tell until about 8 to 13 weeks, depending on the breed.

    Experts can tell (95%), but only on day-olds.
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:And experts can earn thousands a day working for a hatchery. Sorry there are no easy answers!
     

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