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Keith Bramwell, Extension Poultry Specialist for the University of Arkansas's Avian Advice - This article looks at accurate methods of determining the sex of baby chicks. Not wanting to watch roosters fight and possibly injure each other in the hustle to establish dominance in their little world, or simply wanting to have a flock of only hens to gather the eggs each day for the family to eat. These are some points that cause concern and are important for the backyard chicken grower who tries to sex their chickens before they hatch, or grow up in this case. Sexing baby chicks is not an easy process. One interpretation of this method says that if the object rotates in a clock-wise circle, it is a male; if it rotates counter-clock-wise, it is a female. Similarly, with the same object on a string held over the baby chick, the motion of the hanging object in any circular pattern indicates a female while movement of the object back and forth indicates a male.

7 Ways To Sex Baby Chicks: Are They Roosters Or Hens??

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A re you wondering how to tell the sex of your chicks or slightly older chickens? The question of gender is important to many chicken keepers for a variety of reasons, most commonly because roosters are either not allowed in the neighborhood or not needed in a backyard flock. I hope this article helps you learn to distinguish male chicks from female chicks, cockerels from pullets and roosters from hens. When purchasing chickens from a hatchery or feed store, remember that even chicks being sold as female aka: sexed, pullets risk being male.

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This post contains affiliate links. For more information click here. Many of us who keep backyard chickens raise them from hatchlings or day old chicks. And, sometimes our curiosity gets the better of us and we wonder whether these fluffy little ones will grow up to be clucky hens or crowing roosters.
When it comes to getting chicks, one of the most exciting parts is waiting until your pullets grow up to be layers. Chicken sex: How do I tell whether my chick is a rooster or a hen? However, as you can imagine, this is fairly invasive, and you could possibly permanently harm or kill your chick — so I would leave this method to the experts.