4 month old Rhode Island Red - Hen or Rooster?

Kim1313

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This is my first time raising backyard chickens and I have been looking up information on how to determine if they are all three hens. My Barred Rock and Gold-laced Wyandotte pretty clearly match the descriptions of hens, but I think my my 4 month old Rhode Island Red might be a rooster... I could use a second opinion!

This photo is Roseanne at 2 months...


And both of these photos are Roseanne at 4 months...



Thanks for your help!
 

TD Dawgs

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Aug 25, 2013
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She looks like my year old RIR hens. Their comb and wattles look very similar to that.

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Wyandottes7

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Jul 24, 2013
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You have a pullet. I wouldn't be surpised if she started laying within the month, judging by the size and reddness of her comb.
 
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