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16 RIR cross chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aurajean515, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. aurajean515

    aurajean515 Chirping

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    Hey!
    I recently hatched eggs from my flock. They're almost 5 weeks old now. I have a pretty diverse flock, but my two roosters are RIR. At this age, is it normal for the chicks combs to start turning pink? Some have and some have not. Of course I don't know which are male or female, but I'm hoping the light pink combs isn't a sign of cockerels!
    Thanks for the help!
     
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  2. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Unfortunately that is exactly what it is usually a sign of
     
  3. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Addicted to Birds

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    Post some pictures. :pop
     
  4. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    It's more fun blindly guessing though but have it your way lol
     
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  5. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Addicted to Birds

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    I don’t see anything wrong with wanting to accurately determine the gender of the OP's chicks.
     
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  7. aurajean515

    aurajean515 Chirping

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    Sorry guys! The chicks are out of the brooder and mama likes to bring them all over hells creation. It's pretty dificult to get pictures of them, I have counted at least 6 cockerels which is unfortunate but what can ya do
     

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