This question addresses how sex is determined in chickens genetically. In birds, the sex of the embryo is determined by the egg, not the sperm (as it is in.
A brief, chilly spell can change the sex of chickens in the egg, the festival learnt yesterday. If the temperature is dropped by a few degrees for three days during the embryological development of a freshly laid egg, some chickens which should hatch out male instead become female.
While there are various ways to sex baby chicks after they hatch (including . /a- scientist-has-figured-out-how-to-determine-chickens-sex-before-they-hatch.
Chick sexing is the method of distinguishing the sex of chicken and other hatchlings, usually by Several methods are used to determine the sex of a day- old chick. Some are effective only with certain breeds or crosses, while others are .
A veterinarian from Germany has developed a method to determine the sex of chickens before they hatch. Cue a collective sigh of relief from all.