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Help me identify my chicks please!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by beautifulpirate, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. beautifulpirate

    beautifulpirate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We went to tractor Supply today to get our first chicks (yay!). Anyway, I wanted a bit of variety so I know we got 2 each of the sex links, welsummers and Rhode island reds. But I don't know how to tell the difference since we got them home. Any help is appreciated.[​IMG][/IMG].


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  2. RGreenfamily

    RGreenfamily Out Of The Brooder

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    I seriously barely know anything. But, mine- that look like RIR- look like your dark striped ones.
     
  3. beautifulpirate

    beautifulpirate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suspected the darkest ones of being RIR because I vaguely remember having some when we were kids. But wasn't sure. Hoping for more confirmation on it [​IMG]
     
  4. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The lightest color chicks are your sex-links, the ones with the dark stripes are your welsummers, and the ones with dark orange backs are the RIRs
     
  5. baford7105

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  6. baford7105

    baford7105 New Egg

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    I have two that look like the sex link. Their feathers on their wing are coming in white. Does that sound right or are they something else?
     
  7. Anira

    Anira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is correct.
     
  8. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be. My sex links have white wing feathers and are red over their shoulders, head, and partway down their backs.
     

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