Just that unlucky!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Thatothercrazychickenlady, May 21, 2019.

  1. Thatothercrazychickenlady

    Thatothercrazychickenlady Chirping

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    So I hatched 20 chicks on Easter. A bunch of different breeds and crosses. So far I’m convinced I have at least... 3 pullets maybe 4 but everyone else is growing big wattles and combs already at 4 weeks old. :barnie
    That’s over 75% cockerels. I knew my luck was bad so I filled my incubator as much as I could but can’t help but to be disappointed.

    Going to be starting on the second batch in a couple of days.

    Anyone else have really bad luck? How do you get pullets out of your hatches?
     
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  2. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Songster

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    I've never incubated eggs, so I can't answer your questions unfortunately.

    But I feel your pain! I got out of 5 straight runs I got 3 males. Two are idiots.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    That's the problem with hatches - you get what you get - no changes. If you want, you need to buy them aka sex links.
     

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