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Link to telling sex of Rhode Island Red Rooster and Hens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rufflemyfeathers, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Rufflemyfeathers

    Rufflemyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have the link to BYC on this subject of Rhode Island Red Rooster and RIR Hen ?
     
  2. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIR are easy to sex! hens have a black line or there heads and rooster don't
    this is a hen
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    this is a rooster
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  3. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My god, I didn't know that. Well that makes my life a little easier now. Thanks, that was VERY helpful.
     
  4. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    Is this 100% positive way to sex chicks though?
     
  5. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for the RIR it is 100% these were just hatched yesterday
     
  6. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have some older one i will take picture later so you can see how they look when they are about 2 months old if this will help
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have RIR's and never noticed. Next batch of chicks I'll keep better track of. There are pictures on my BYC Page. I did order all pullets. I paid extra. So far I have gotten one Roo.
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2009
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:[​IMG] I had NO CLUE! That is a great thing to know because I will be hatching some soon. Do New Hampshire Reds work the same way?
     
  9. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] I had NO CLUE! That is a great thing to know because I will be hatching some soon. Do New Hampshire Reds work the same way?

    i don't know never had any sorry.
     
  10. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] I had NO CLUE! That is a great thing to know because I will be hatching some soon. Do New Hampshire Reds work the same way?

    i don't know never had any of the new hampshire sorry.
     

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