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6 Week Old RIR. Rooster, Hen, or Too Early to Tell - Thanks for your opinions and help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mstakes, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. mstakes

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  2. TheTwoRoos

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    I'd say cockeral (I see a comb).aLSO BECAUSE OF HIS UP STRAIGHT BODY.
     
  3. TheTwoRoos

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    Does he havea big attitude?
     
  4. mstakes

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    We have four chickens and this one is by far the friendliest and most engaging. The comb is a bit larger than that on our other RIR that is the same age, but not much larger.

    Not so much an attitude, but "braver" than the others.
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

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    What do u mean by brave?
     
  6. mstakes

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    Not skittish. First one to try something new. So far he/she is by far the most curious.

    We are hoping it is a hen, because it has become the family favorite, because of its personality. But, we have been thinking it is a rooster for a few weeks. He/she was certainly taller than the others at 2-3 weeks, but the feathering out was initially slower.
     
  7. mstakes

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    Updated pictures. Now he/she is 8 weeks old. Rooster? Hen? Thanks for your input. These are my first chickens.

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