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how do I sex 6 week old Rhode Island Whites???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carolynbty, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. carolynbty

    carolynbty New Egg

    Nov 7, 2010
    Anyone know how to tell the difference between male and female 6 week old Rhode Island Whites????
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Are they single combed (hatchery stock and not actually RIW's) or rose combed? If they're single combed, you should detect the males quite easily by now; They'll have larger, more pinkish red colored combs.

    Rose-combed are a little harder, but still, you should see a slight reddening to the comb, and a possibility of a more defined surface of bumps as well.

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