I can't tell them apart!!!

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

  1. LindaJean

    LindaJean In the Brooder

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    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

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  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

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    The rsl may have some white in the feathers. RIR are pretty solid colored and darker.
     

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