What are the odds?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Goose and Fig, May 12, 2009.

  1. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    3 out of my 4 Black Star chicks are roosters. Silly question :Are chicks like crocodiles/alligators- the temps make a difference in the sex?
     
  2. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, the sex of the chick is "set" when egg is formed/laid.. Not like some reptiles that sex can be determined/impacted by incubation temp.

    PS: 8 (possibly 9) outta 10 eggs were roos for me, ugh [​IMG] .. Just "luck of the draw" I guess...[​IMG]
     

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