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sexing chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gemma24, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an egg that piped this morning! when it's out how do I know if it's a boy or girl? thx
     
  2. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any one?
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    What breed is the chick? Certain breeds or crosses can be sexed at hatch by appearance. Other chicks are only sexable at hatch by vent sexing which is done by experienced persons and not an option on bantams. In other situations it is necessary to wait for the chick to mature a bit and be sexed on characteristics
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You should know by 6 weeks.
     
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  5. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! my egg is a bantam...
     

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