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Sexing chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Splashycochin, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Splashycochin

    Splashycochin In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2010
    I have a dozen blue Marans eggs almost ready in the incubator, and wonder if anyone has info on sexing the chicks. I have read that some Marans can be color sexed, but these are Blue Marans, not cukoo or copper.

    Any thoughts?
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009

    THe only real way to sex a chick is vent sexing--and the hatcheries really only claim a 90% rate on those. I don't know much about the blue marans, but maybe once they pop you can post some pics and we'll give it a guess?

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