Sex/breed question RIR

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Megs501, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Megs501

    Megs501 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My question is: could I have sex link chicks or Roos in here? I ordered 6 pullets but I know they can't guaranteed 100% accuracy on the sex, and Im wondering if I have a different breed mixed in here.

    So I got my RIR from MPC today. They are three days old. Here is a link to their pics here on the forum: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/646055/baby-chicks-tomorrow/20

    I did a search on the forum for RIR chicks and I'm a little confused now. I have 2 that are darker and more red, with the dark chipmunk stripe down their back, and 1 that has almost no markings and is a bit lighter. Then I have 3 that are more blonde colored, with what I am calling "swirls" on their back.

    One of the chicks with the stripe down the back has a very very light head, (her name is Dolly) and she is def the ring leader.

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  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post a pic! I've ordered pullets from MPC and their sexing has always been accurate! There coloring may vary slightly.
     
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  3. Megs501

    Megs501 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted a link to the pictures I've already added to the forum. I'm thinking the most blonde one may be a roo...

    Thanks
     
  4. Ourfamilyflock

    Ourfamilyflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Megs501

    Megs501 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much, Jim! That is reassuring. =) I am hoping they're all little ladies. I guess time will tell. =)
     

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