Question general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

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general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by Jaye » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:43 pm

I've been wondering what kind of cockerel/pullet ratios everyone has been getting out of their hatches this year. More boys than girls, or more girls than boys?
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Re: general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:39 pm

Very heavily skewed towards boys so far, in the ones old enough to tell, but if it follows the same progression as last year, it'll start skewing more towards girls. I hope :) Hopefully by next hatch!
But as of right now, it's 75%> cockerel :/
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Re: general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by WLLady » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:40 pm

60% boys 40% girls here.
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Re: general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by Happy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:23 pm

My chicks have mostly been leaving before I can tell! Will follow up with a couple people shortly but of the ones I know I'm about 50/50
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Re: general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by Shnookie » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:45 pm

I hatched 31 chicks. I can't tell on all of them, but I believe about 3/4 are males.
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Re: general consensus: cockerel or pullet year?

Post by Ontario Chick » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:14 am

Oh my goodness, I will have to go thru mine, hoping to fill the freezer this fall, but not that much !
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