20 wk-RIR sex please???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by urbancountrygal, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 RIR and 2 have smaller combs than this one. They just started laying 2 days ago but I don't who is laying. But to me this one looks like a roo. Any thoughts?

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  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No picture!!! Here's some pullets at 18 weeks just starting to lay.[​IMG]
     
  3. bannerdb

    bannerdb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm undecided on this one. My 1st instinct is to say its a Roo, but until I see its tail, I can't be sure. Are the tail feathers long bushy and with a green tinge?
     
  4. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a pic now:)
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen. if it was a he, he would have hackle(neck) feathers
     
  6. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they all look like girls
     
  7. Chicken Bee

    Chicken Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had RIRs pullets who had combs/wattles that big when they were younger than that. She looks like a point of lay hen to me. [​IMG] Photos of the whole body from the side would help, though.
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    It's really difficult to tell just by the comb and wattles at this age. Do you have a good fully body side shot? You can tell by the saddle and hackles if this is a roo or not. Right now I'm leaning toward hen.
     
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  9. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the whole flock with cocks & pullet before I sold all the cocks. I think yours is a pullet.[​IMG] Can't remember the age maybe around 12 weeks.
     
  10. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote pullet. Laying or about to start laying.
     

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