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Post by kenya » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:52 pm

Well in my one group of growouts, old enough to tell ,a group of 13 it looks like I have 3 pullets!!!
Oh my goodness, how do I do it, I sold about 100 chicks and probably kept all the males. I kept about 50 chicks , the rest are too young to tell yet.
Who does that? Clearly I do!
One lady told me that from a group of 8 she got 8 pullets, I picked for her.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Killerbunny » Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:22 pm

I have from my 26 turkey growouts maybe 3 or 4 females. The 6 I sold as 3 day olds were mostly male too.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by kenya » Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:13 pm

Killerbunny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:22 pm
I have from my 26 turkey growouts maybe 3 or 4 females. The 6 I sold as 3 day olds were mostly male too.
Oh my ! Thankgiving is coming up!
Maybe it's a boy year, I hope not, I still have about 30 too young to tell.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by JimW » Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:45 pm

Killerbunny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:22 pm
I have from my 26 turkey growouts maybe 3 or 4 females. The 6 I sold as 3 day olds were mostly male too.
Wow that is a crazy amount of boys, definitely sounds like you will be eating well for Thanks Giving, American Thanks Giving, Christmas....
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Killerbunny » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:20 pm

10 culls go tomorrow.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Jaye » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:43 pm

You seem to have about the same ratio as we have with our quail. Not quite, but close. Still some males in the hen tractor, but too late now to put them in with the rest in the bachelor pen. DH and I will be putting on our big girl and boy pants this weekend and harvesting for the freezer. I hope those pants still fit. Or maybe I don't. ;-) It's hard though because we have some really nice coloration on many of the boys. I was so hoping they'd be girls. The males still in the tractor, with the exception of one or two, are just too hard on the girls.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Kbr42 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:48 pm

My last hatch 3 pullets out of 3.
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However, I have hatched way more boys this year than girls. My guess is 3:1 boys to girls......lol
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Killerbunny » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:07 pm

Are those the tinies I saw? Adorable.
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Flat Rock Farm » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:58 pm

Sounds like you have the same curse as I do :doh: I hatched out 18 boys and 9 girls

Hope you can re-home them and your next batch is all girls :fingersx:
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Re: Boys Boys Boys

Post by Kbr42 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:58 pm

Killerbunny wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:07 pm
Are those the tinies I saw? Adorable.
Yep! Those are them! Very happy with how they are growing out. They are 18 weeks.
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