Telling gender on RIR babies?? Any suggestions??

newnanchic

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Is there a way to teel they are 1 1/2 weeks old and also I have silkies that arer 2 1/2 weeks old can you tell by there feathers?? I have 18 so I did not take pictures of them. Thanks
 

speckledhen

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Forget the Silkies till MUCH later, LOL. The RIR cockerels will most of the time have much thicker legs by three weeks old or so, even before the comb begins to turn pink sometimes. That's usually my first clue.
 

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