15 Week Old RIR Hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mylilchix, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. mylilchix

    mylilchix Songster

    So I'm trying to figure out is these are all hens or if ones a roo. Please help!!

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    Thanks, Sonja
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I would like to know too - I have two RIR's that are 3 weeks old now and would like to have a picture in mind of what a roo's head looks like....
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    IMO, I think the bottom two are hens. Watch the one in the first pic to make sure its a roo. I'm not an expert so I haven't gotten this sexing thing down yet [​IMG]
     
  4. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Looks like a girl top me.
     
  5. Chickndaddy

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    All of them look like pullets at point of lay to me.
     
  6. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Songster

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    1st one looks like a roo.....but would need a brighter pic to see the saddle feathers and the bottom 2 are hens.
     
  7. mylilchix

    mylilchix Songster

    I'll try to take a new pic of chicken #1 tomorrow. Thanks for looking.
     
  8. claud

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    I'm thinking they are all pullets. The first one may be very close to laying with the larger, redder comb and wattles.
     
  9. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground

    That first one's a little iffy, but the other two look like pullets (just like mine, same age) to me.
     
  10. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They all look like hens to me! [​IMG]
     

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