Sexing tool... any luck anyone?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Whitehouse Quail, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
    On ebay, they supposedly have chicken sexing tools. Anyone ever have any luck? For $1.00, I just might try them!
  2. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
    New York STATE
    ive never heard of them. but thats pretty cool, good luck!
  3. bishopschickens

    bishopschickens Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Cumberland, VA
    Is this the string and needle method? If it is save your money as for one it doesn't work and second you have the materials laying around your house!

    Brandon and Heather
  4. dappertophatter

    dappertophatter Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    The Jersey Shore
    If it's the flip-a-quarter method, they tend to be right half the time. [​IMG]
  5. weirdmuse

    weirdmuse Songster

    Aug 18, 2008
    Southwest Ohio
    Quote:My "lucky" quarter is right 54% of the time! lol
  6. dovecanyon

    dovecanyon Songster

    Oct 15, 2009
    Niland, CA
    String and needle is exactly what it is. My neighbor ordered it. Received a needle and thread. I laughed till I cried when she called me over to see her new chic-sexing tool! Some say it works, but I'm doubtful. It is supposed to also work with a string tied through the hole of a round magnet. Thread the needle or magnet, tie it to a pencil or stick and hold it over the egg (or new chick) if it swings back and forth it's a boy, if it goes around in a circle it's a girl. Let us know if it works for you!

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