I can't tell them apart!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LindaJean, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. LindaJean

    LindaJean In the Brooder

    Mar 18, 2012
    McCleary, Wa
    I need help. I have several breeds of adolescent pullets (and the incidental roosters - but that's another story). There are 5 RIR and 5 Red Sex Link. They are all 6 weeks old and I can't tell them apart. It only matters because some are going to a friend's house Sunday and I wanted to keep 3 RIR and 2 RSL. I'm sure some of you know how to tell them apart. It looks like some are a darker red and some have a much darker beak. I'd like to think those are the RIR but I'm not sure. Suggestions appreciated

  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    The rsl may have some white in the feathers. RIR are pretty solid colored and darker.

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