More Hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by jerwanman, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. jerwanman

    jerwanman Out Of The Brooder

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    Using a Incubators can you do anything to setting eggs and get more hens than roo?
    Thanks
    Jerry
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2010
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    This is a very common question. The basic answer is no. If there were a reliable way to determine sex of a chick before it was hatched, the hatcheries would be doing that so they could avoid the expense and labor of hatching chickens of the sex they do not want.
     

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