Sexes

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nigel5764, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. nigel5764

    nigel5764 Out Of The Brooder

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    May 21, 2011
    Cumbria England
    Have batch of eggs in at moment ,at what age can you tell cockerel from hen .This is my 2nd attempt at hatching 1st attempt wasn,t very successful but have just candled and have 15 out of 24 doing good ,so looking forward to day 21
     
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    Only sure fire way is to wait for a big red comb (at a young age...or to hear a crow or see an egg)
    I knew mine all by 5-6 weeks
    Also some breeds you can wing sex at BIRTH...or you can Vent sex if you know how to
     

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