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MPC gender accuracy?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by 1dude, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. 1dude

    1dude Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 27, 2007
    Pace, Florida
    Just wondering, my chicks are almost four weeks old. I ordered six pullets and I have at least one suspicious chacter in my group of six. I was wondering if anyone else has ended up with other genders than ordered. I know they can't be 100% correct, but wondering how accurate they are.
    Thanx duder..
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I have ordered from My Pet Chicken before and they gave me all pullets when I ordered all pullets. It was a group of 25 chickens (5 EEs and 20 Golden Campines).
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2011
    The best way to find out your suspicions would be to post them on the breed/gender thread [​IMG] Like all hatcheries, though, they gaurantee/advertise 90% accuracy.
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2012
  4. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2009
    Funny to see this thread just started. I just posted about this on an older thread. 100% accuracy on an order of 14 pullets (12 bantams and 2 large birds) from MPC in May, 2012.
  5. 1dude

    1dude Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 27, 2007
    Pace, Florida
    Well mine are now 13 weeks and they all look like hens, so I'm good! I picked up 2 mystery chicks and was suspious of them. They almost looked like they had small spot where they should have spurs. However after more than a month they still look the same at about 17 weeks.
  6. LaurenM

    LaurenM Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 13, 2012
    I have 17 Large Fowl and 7 Bantams from them and only one EE turned out to be a roo - pretty accurate!
  7. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    Franklin, MA
    I ordered 9 bantam pullets last spring and all are girls :)

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