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RIR What Gender are they?

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I'm new to raising chickens, and ended up getting 9 chick, 2 of which are RIR from a straight run bin at Tractor Supply. Any opinions on gender would help.

 

Heres Red #1

 

Red #2

 

post #2 of 8

 I think you have two lovely pullets:)!

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Wooh! That's great to hear. The dark tail feathers had me worried.

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Wooh! That's great to hear. The dark tail feathers had me worried.

Dark tail feathers? You mean becasue the are black tipped? 


Edited by Chicken Girl1 - 5/29/16 at 6:27am

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post #5 of 8
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Yeah I didn't realize that all Reds have black tips on tails, and I was afraid that this meant that they were probably roos.
Edited by Sherloki - 5/29/16 at 12:00pm
post #6 of 8

Both are pullets. :)

Hens:24 x Golden Sex LInk, 5 x Rhode Island Red, 5 x Barred Rock, 3 x Light Brahma/Rhode Island Red cross, 3 x Buff Orpington, 2 x Rhode Island Red/? cross, 3 x Rhode Island Red/Easter Egger? cross and 2 x Buff Orpington roosters. Bantam hens:2 x Bearded d'Anver, 1 x Silver Laced Cochin,1 x Black Dutch, 1 x Black Dutch rooster and 1 x Bearded d'Anver rooster.
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Hens:24 x Golden Sex LInk, 5 x Rhode Island Red, 5 x Barred Rock, 3 x Light Brahma/Rhode Island Red cross, 3 x Buff Orpington, 2 x Rhode Island Red/? cross, 3 x Rhode Island Red/Easter Egger? cross and 2 x Buff Orpington roosters. Bantam hens:2 x Bearded d'Anver, 1 x Silver Laced Cochin,1 x Black Dutch, 1 x Black Dutch rooster and 1 x Bearded d'Anver rooster.
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Originally Posted by Sherloki View Post

Yeah I didn't realize that all Reds have black tips on tails, and I was afraid that this meant that they were probably roos.


Both my RIR pullets got black tail feathering, we're going but the comb & wattle size/color

 

post #8 of 8
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Ok cool! Very happy that they're both pullets, I wouldn't want to have to get rid of them.
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