autosexing

autosexing

[aw-toh-sek-sing]
noun
breeding, especially of domestic fowl, to reveal sexual characteristics at birth or hatching in order to separate males from females.

Origin:
1935–40; auto-1 + sex + -ing2

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autosexing

noun
(especially of domestic fowl) breeding to reveal differential sex characteristics at hatching 
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