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sexing 7 week old rhode island reds

hi folks, anyone know how to sex rir'r when 7 weeks old ?

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

combs an legs are bigger in the males

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The females will have better feather cover, males at that stage very penny.

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Yeah usually females start to feather up at about 3 weeks while males don't usually feather up until 4 weeks in my experience. The males at 7 weeks should have a bigger comb and slightly bigger legs with a worse feather coverage than the females.

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

So its the same as sexing humans

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

vent them

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

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