Sexing chicks

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

  1. Splashycochin

    Splashycochin Out Of The Brooder

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    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!!

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    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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