8 week old RIR and RIR x Blue Red-Laced Wyanadotte

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by najeen54, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. najeen54

    najeen54 Just Hatched

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  2. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    The first one is a cockerel. The mixes I'm pretty sure are pullets, but not positive. And the other RIR is a pullet. :)
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    At 8 weeks old, they all look like cockerels to me.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    Are the mixes combs "cockerel size"? Still trying to learn how to guess gender with some types of combs....:)
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like cockerels to me, too.
     
  8. najeen54

    najeen54 Just Hatched

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    That's what I am hoping for. The my RIR in the third pic has a much less developed comb that the one in the first pic. So why does everyone think that is a cockerel? As for the mixes, I've been searching online but can't seem to find any similar examples.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They have rose combs. And they are raised and fairly well developed, very fleshy. At that age, a pullet's rose comb should be flat and pale.
     
  10. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    Thanks! :D @najeen54, that's your answer to your questions. :)
     

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