straight run pickins

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pecknscratch, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Pecknscratch

    Pecknscratch In the Brooder

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    We'll be replacing out flock next month. The local feed store is getting a shipment of straight run bantams does anyone have suggestions/photos of how perhaps we could TRY to get only one roo?
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I'm sorry, but with bantams it is impossible to know the sex at day old, unless you could vent sex them and even that is not 100% acurate.
     
  3. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Songster

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    cross your fingers is my only suggestion!

    we ended up with 12 bantams last year and 5 were roos and 7 girls

    but they were too cute to pass up!
     
  4. carrlr

    carrlr Songster

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    The ones you pick up with your left hand have a 50/50 chance or being girls and the ones you pick up with your right hand have a 50/50 chance of being boys. In other words, good luck!!
     
  5. russellmary

    russellmary Hatching

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    Just bite the bullet and get several.[​IMG]
     

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