7 week RIR - roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by muffi, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. muffi

    muffi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is supposed to be a RIR pullet from feed store. "She" is 7 weeks old. What do you guys think? I think I already know the answer, unfortunately, but am hoping against hope that I am wrong! And is it normal for a RIR to have the occasional white-tipped feather and dark green in the tail?

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  2. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty big comb at 7 weeks if it were a hen (which I doubt)
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Am I thinking what you are thinking? [​IMG]
     
  4. muffi

    muffi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AW! Ginger is the SWEETEST SWEETIE PIE EVER! I sold her sister at Chickenstock, before Ginger started blooming. [​IMG]
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I am, MissPrissy. I definitely think it's a roo. [​IMG]
     
  6. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    Yes, roo.
     
  7. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think its a rooster because mine didnt look like that and here she is now...She does have some black and very deep green in her tail though...
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  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Its too early to tell [​IMG]
     
  9. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster. And no a true Rhode Island Red wouldn't have any white in their feathers. What hatcheries sell as RIR are usually a red production breed which explain the white mixed in the red.
     

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