14 week old RIR a he or a she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicks&Chihuahuas, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Chicks&Chihuahuas

    Chicks&Chihuahuas Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Ruby, my RIR. Is it normal for her tail feathers to look like this, or is "She" a "He'"? Hatched March 8th.

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  2. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    It's a girl!!!
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yes, she's a girl. (She better be, I have one just like her only a month older.)

    I checked the coloring on the breed list, and those "beetle green-black" tail feathers should be present for both the hen and the rooster.
     
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2010
  4. Chicks&Chihuahuas

    Chicks&Chihuahuas Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I haven't had a RIR since I was about 10, so it's hard to remember those feather details. Funny girl, but a bit bossy and vocal so I started to get concerned. I already have 2 Cockerels (who were supposed to be girls) and 2 of 3 ducks are drakes. Don't need any more "surprises"!
     
  5. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl! I think she will start laying soon!
     

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