Sexing EEs.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Countrypunk92, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard you can sex an EE by the "Eyeliner"?
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Sure, and you'd be right about 50% of the time. [​IMG]

    I've heard a number of suggestions of ways to "know" but I don't think any of them are proved reliable (and certainly nowhere near as reliable as a professional chicken sexer!)
     
  3. budda

    budda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What he said. Although that is about how well some people do when they say their "Experts".
     
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  4. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 2 roos one with 1 line one with 2. It means nothing sorry It would be a lot faster that way
     
  5. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was balogna! Lol
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Gosh don't we all wish! [​IMG]

    There are markers and signs at about the 4 to 5 week mark, but only time will give you the 100% certainty. Especially with EEs.
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Gosh don't we all wish! [​IMG]

    There are markers and signs at about the 4 to 5 week mark, but only time will give you the 100% certainty. Especially with EEs.

    Exactly.

    Certain breeds can be fairly accurately sexed at hatch, but it's not 100% - but not EE's, they are crosses, so you never know what you're going to get.
     

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