Sexing chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by onetbcamiller, May 8, 2009.

  1. onetbcamiller

    onetbcamiller New Egg

    8
    0
    9
    May 8, 2009
    Is there a way of determing what the sex of a chicken is while it is still an egg? If not, how soon after they are hatched can you determine their sex?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    30,361
    153
    446
    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Can't tell in the egg.

    It usually takes 2 to 6 weeks to determine gender depending upon the breed.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by