1 mo old red (of some sort), male or female? (pic)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LaSombra, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. LaSombra

    LaSombra Songster

    May 28, 2009
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    someone gave me two chicks that were about the same age as my others. Anyway, this little girl/guy looks to be developing little wattles and the comb is looking large. What do you think?

    Also, is this maybe a RIR? Should I be worried about an aggressive rooster if so? I've heard they can be pretty mean. I do have another rooster who is 2 months old, an "araucana."

    thanks [​IMG]

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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Crowing

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    Looks like a roo to me.
     
  3. krazycow6

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    Looks like RIR cock to me. Temperment can never be determined, just handle it as much as you can. Yes the RIR can be very aggressive but so can breeds that are known to be docile.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Little perduction red rooster..

    chris
     
  5. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

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    we had a production RIR Roo that was AWESOME!!!

    I had to re-home him because he was such a baby that my bantam rooster picked on him relentlessly. We held "Rose the RIR" every day until he got a new home at 10 months old.

    Rose is the Rooster in my avatar.
     
  6. LaSombra

    LaSombra Songster

    May 28, 2009
    Washington
    so should 2 roosters be alright with 12 hens then?
     
  7. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

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    it should be 10 hens to a rooster.. Your hens will get overmated, I do believe. Or the roosters will fight all of the time. I will be in the same dilemma pretty soon.
     
  8. LaSombra

    LaSombra Songster

    May 28, 2009
    Washington
    Quote:10?? Wow, roosters are busy boys, I guess. geez!

    well, that may give me an excuse to go out and get a few more girls [​IMG]
     
  9. Gonzo

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    Looks lile a RIR roo! Congrats!
     
  10. blackrooster

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