Are you wondering how to tell the sex of your chicks or 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. In this article, we’ll look at a variety of chicken sexing methods that make it possible to determine the gender of chickens at various ages.
How do you tell the gender of a chicken, so you can tell if you have a hen or a rooster?
Do you want to know how to distinguish a hen from a rooster? When they’re little: You can’t. Professional sexers who stare at their cloacas everyday aspire to get 95-96% right. Mike Rowe tried it on Dirty Jobs and would have sent you a mixed run every time. I don’t even bother to try. Ways to be … Read more