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POUSSIN SEXE [1 record]

Record 1 2016-11-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Poultry Production
CONT

Current prices for eggs or hatched chicks are $1,000 to $1,500. This is the least costly method of buying an ostrich, but there are disadvantages. ... There is the possibility of having too many chicks of one sex. Also, birds don't reproduce until 2 to 3 years of age. Current prices for sexed chick pairs 3 to 6 months of age are $6,500 to $9,500. Chicks of this age can be judged for size and conformation, the sex is known and they are less costly than adults.

OBS

sexed chick: term extracted from the “Glossaire de l’agriculture” and reproduced with permission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Élevage des volailles
DEF

Poussin dont le sexe a été déterminé par un sexeur.

OBS

poussin sexé : terme extrait du «Glossaire de l’agriculture» et reproduit avec l’autorisation de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.

Spanish

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