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Sexing Barred Rock and EE chicks.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DS17, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. DS17

    DS17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am thinking about buying chicks this year. I started last year with birds that were at least 6 weeks old. I'm thinking about buying from someone I bought pullets from last year. She raises several different breads. I would like BR and EE chicks. She is telling me that she is able to sex both breeds. I would get the chicks at 4 days to a week old. Is what she is telling me about the sexing really possible? I know EE are really hard to sex until older for most people. Just don't want to end up with a bunch of Roos!
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Unless she is crossing her Barred Rock hens with an Easter Egger rooster, producing black sexlinks, she's guessing at their gender.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  4. DS17

    DS17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Kinda my thoughts as well. Thank you for your responses!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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