Roosters from Straight Run Bin

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Araucana16, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting 8ish chickens this spring and I'm hoping I can get a rooster.

    The feed store doesn't offer sexed males, only sexed females and straight run bantams. If I go with a straight run bantam, is it going to be the same 50/50 chance as straight run is supposed to be, or is it going to be the 80% chance that straight run has become? Thanks.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Since most hatcheries do not offer sexed bantams, chances are that 'straight run' will really be straight run. There is no guarantee; however, that you won't get 80% cockerels.
     

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