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Hello from PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wchalmers, May 7, 2016.

  1. wchalmers

    wchalmers Out Of The Brooder

    May 7, 2016
    Lewisburg pa
    My husband and I were talked into getting chickens by his fifth grade daughter. We got four rhode island reds on easter. I have no idea what sex they are...I am guessing at least one rooster. We want eggs, so hoping for female, not male.

    Just yesterday I added three new chickens, unidentified breed to our accumulation. They are not out in the coop yet, as they are only a few days old. I'd love some help identifying their breed and gender as well. Pictures are posted below. We are new to this, so any tips and suggestions would be appreciated.







  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

    Nov 4, 2014
    East Tennessee.

    Your chicks are much to young to be sexed, though your black chicks look kind of like Black sexlinks, in which case they are pullets, as the males are a different color. Can you get some better pictures of the RIR?
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! What beutiful chicks you have there! Congratulations :clap I see you have posted in the what breed gender section, I'm sure members there will be able to help you. Wishing you the very best of luck with them in the future. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    It's best to post in the "what breed or gender thread," once chicks are 6-8 weeks of age.
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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