What are the odds

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Panhanle RIR, May 14, 2010.

  1. Panhanle RIR

    Panhanle RIR Songster

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    My hen hatched 8 chicks yesterday im trying to think positive because if any are roos we got to find them new homes because i already have 3 roos has anyone ever had all hens hatch out?
     
  2. no, I would say the odds of all eight being hens are pretty slim. My experience is that they are usually half and half. Probably not unheard of but silm, good luck:D
     
  3. domino7

    domino7 Songster

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    If I did the math right you will have all females or all males one out of every 156 times. The chances of only all females is even longer. Good luck.
     

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