How an I tell male from Female?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DossFunnyFarm, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. DossFunnyFarm

    DossFunnyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have white and red roadisland roosters and red hens but when they hatch eggs I can not tell the boys from girls. Any help would be great.
     
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    I do not know of a sure fire way to tell the difference. Some breeds, if bred for it, the girls have two lengths of feathers on their wings. This was true with my RIR's when they sere just days old.
     
  3. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are some of the ways i heard.
    the females have darker legs and the males have more angular heads [​IMG]
    thats pretty much it
    i dont know if they always work but its worth a try! [​IMG]
     
  4. DossFunnyFarm

    DossFunnyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tred these still no go, right now iam trying to see how to get pictures to upload so I can have one of you all on the site look at them. Hopefully it works :0) Thanks again .
     

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