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15 week old RIR... Is this a rooster? seems to be the flock leader of my younger birds.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickie Baby, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Chickie Baby

    Chickie Baby Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert, but personally, I would say that that's a pullet. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Chickie Baby

    Chickie Baby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do hope so... Her neck feathers are so long and shiny compared to my other RIRs. She squats already like many of my pullets, but thought "he" might have been trying to fool me. :th
    Thanks for the reply!
     
  4. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote: Glad that I could help!
    I had a rooster who tricked me. He looked just like a rooster, but never crowed like his brothers were doing. However, I couldn't keep five
    roosters,( Yes, they all turned out to be roos except for one.) so I gave them away to someone who wanted to start a flock. Guess who crowed as soon as his brothers were in the box to be transported to their new home? [​IMG]
    P.S. They were very pretty roosters. They were Speckled Stars. He was a Polish/Plymouth Rock mix. [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    That's a pullet. Reds tend to have a more dominant personality, and after all, someone's gotta be the boss [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    pullet
     
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