How to Sex Baby Chickens?
(Southern River, WA Australia)
We have 26 chickens on our 1 acre block, and would like to when they are older as they are only 18 weeks at the moment, breed one with a roster. Do you know where we can find a rooster for breeding?
Also how would we be able to sex baby chickens?
MEG: TO FIND A ROOSTER IN WA OR AUSTRALIA TRY:
THE ONLY RELIABLE WAY FOR ANYONE WHO IS NOT A PROFESSIONAL CHICK VENT SEXER TO SEX CHICKS WHEN THEY ARE VERY YOUNG IS BY BREEDING THEM FOR EITHER SEX-LINKED COLOUR OR SEX-LINKED FLIGHT FEATHER DEVELOPMENT (WHICH INVOLVES CROSSING A QUICK FEATHERING BREED WITH A SLOW FEATHERING BREED). I HAVE TRIED IT ON PURE AND MIXED BREED CHICKS AND IT DOES NOT WORK WITHOUT THE SPECIAL CROSSING, I ASSURE YOU! THERE IS AN ARTICLE ON SEX LINKED COLOUR BREEDING ON OUR WEBSITE HERE:
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