Ordered 14, got 24. What are they--RIR?

Pele

Songster
8 Years
Feb 25, 2011
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RIR or Production Red males. 'Free" birds are almost always males the hatchery is offloading.
 

donrae

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Jun 18, 2010
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Wait how can you tell they are male? I have 3 that look a lot like that one!
It's not 100%, but the fact that they're free, just added to keep the other birds warm enough during shipping, usually indicated male. There's nothing from the picture of the chick itself to indicate it's a male, just the circumstances.
 

greeneggchick15

In the Brooder
6 Years
Apr 10, 2013
38
0
24
It's not 100%, but the fact that they're free, just added to keep the other birds warm enough during shipping, usually indicated male. There's nothing from the picture of the chick itself to indicate it's a male, just the circumstances.
Oh ok! I hope ours are females! This is my first time having chickens and I don't know how roosters get along with other roosters but I don't want all boys! I want eggs!
 

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