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on December 20, 2016

Researchers make progress on in-ovo chick sexing

European scientists identify way to determine sex of chick within four days of egg being laid

Using an imaging technique called optical spectroscopy, a group of European scientists has identified a way to determine the sex of a chick within four days of the egg being laid.

The method, which can be carried out in the egg without damaging them, can distinguish between male and female…

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