sexing BR and RIR

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pozarnsk, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. pozarnsk

    pozarnsk Out Of The Brooder

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    Have 55 new chics, RIRs and BRs. How do I spot the roosters?
     
  2. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    Florida
    I have no clue about the RIR but here's how you're supposed to be able to tell on BR.

    white headspot: Smaller and more "well defined" on the girls
    Legs: darker wash down the front of girl's legs.
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hope someone will confirm this but in RIR and production reds the roosters are often smaller and have less feathering on the backs...now on young chicks there is a way to examine the vents...and since I have all pullets at 7 weeks, I haven't seen the male version...[​IMG]
     
  4. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What I did was look at a Picture of a male and female,
    The male has dark brown before its bare feet, Females has light brown,
    (ITs RIRs, This is at 2-4 weeks old that i did this,)
    Mine are Now outside fully.
    I have 24, Hopefully keep that limit for selling.
     

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