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Hey just want to know if anyone knows someone in the Limerick/Kerry area that can sex chickens for me. There only 4days old atm. I can't seam to find anyone and I have a good few to sex?


Thursday, June 17th, 2021

If you are talking about vent sexing then forget it, takes many years of training and can do a lot of damage if you don't know what you are doing.
Auto sexing breeds or wait for comb development are the only safe way to sex chicks.

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

I found information online about sexing chicks and one of the ways was to look at the wings. So a hen chicks wings go all the way down her body to the tail and cockerels have shorter wings that only go half way down the body.

I was sceptical about using this method but it worked for me. I was able to identify baby cockerels from the hens at about 2 weeks.

Hope it helps.

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Crow or egg basically!!!!!

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Wing sexing only works on some breeds.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

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