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Sexing baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by agaven, May 31, 2017.

  1. agaven

    agaven Just Hatched

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    20170531_181121.jpg 20170531_181023.jpg Hi there. Please could someone help. I have hatched 9 chicks in an incubator and need to find out what sex they are. Three legbars, some light sussex and some orpingtons. This is the first one, a legbar
     
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  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    The Legbars, if yours isn't a mix, are autosexing. There are lots of pictures online to compare male vs. female chicks.

    Otherwise, it's waiting for the males to show their signs.
     

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