pullet to rooster ratio

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by greenscape, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. greenscape

    greenscape Out Of The Brooder

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    I plan to incubate 40 eggs how many pullets can I expect
     
  2. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The odds should be 50 / 50. But, it's kind of like Vegas. Do you feel lucky?[​IMG]
     
  3. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    20 pullets, 20 cockerels
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My Coop
    Roos.

    What free give-a-ways on Craigslist or processing for the freezer at 16 weeks is for.
     
  5. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    same here. This last time I think I got more roos. [​IMG]
     
  6. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    wether they are pullets or roosters depends on a lot of things.. what are their genes? after being around chickens for three generations (1 generation "me" that i've actually had contact with them) i've noticed that some familys produce more males then females. and others the opposite.. are they heavily inbred? a lot of heavily inbred lines can come out 20 pullets to a rooster. some 20 roosters to a pullet etc. also have heard what you feed them can make a difference in what they are im not sure if it works.. but by the news it works in humans. Why not animals too ? probably a lot more im just not sure on.. Try it and find out all i can say

    -Daniel
     
  7. buttons

    buttons Out Of The Brooder

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    I love roos. I plan to have 2 of them. They will be seperated from the flock.
     

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