How to sex Rhode Island Red chicks. So Easy!!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MegsFlock3, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. MegsFlock3

    MegsFlock3 Out Of The Brooder

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    If the chick has a black line in the top of it's head, it is a FEMALE. This method is only affective on RIRs
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    What about strains of Reds that lack any streaks on the head?
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X 2 - it would be nice if this were truly accurate, OP, but it is not quite as universal as you believe it to be.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. NewlyHatchedEgg

    NewlyHatchedEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with everyone else. I currently have two rir hens. As chicks, only one of the two had the stripe on her head.
     

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