How Do I Tell if Baby Chickens are Male or Female?

Answer Hold the chick's neck between your middle and ring finger, and its legs between your ring and little finger.Squeeze the chick's lower abdomen with your thumb to remove leftover umbilical waste. Thi... Read More »

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How do I tell male& female chickens apart?

Observe the chickens in the morning to see which ones crow and which ones do not; the chickens that crow are roosters (male), and the ones that do not are hens (female). Roosters typically begin cr... Read More »

How do I tell if a baby chick is a male or female?

Hold the baby chick in the palm of one hand. Look for small sex organs in the vent area with your other hand. If there is the start of a sex organ it is a male, the absence of anything means it's a... Read More »

How to Tell If a Baby Chick Is a Male or Female?

Sexing chickens is the official term for determining the gender of a newborn chick. Knowing the sex of the baby chick is important, as the chicken farmer must determine which chicks will produce eg... Read More »

What makes a baby male or female?