8 week RIR... possible Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NavyKate, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. NavyKate

    NavyKate Chirping

    Hey everyone,
    We got a few chickens from tractor supply, 2 of which were supposed to be RIR sexed females. However, one of them is starting to look, and act, more like a roo. With a much bigger and redder comb than any of the 8 chicks we currently have. And definitely the most feisty
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    20180401_102120.jpg Watching over the rest of the chicks. 20180401_103249.jpg The top one is the suspected roo with our other RIR chick.
     

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  2. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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    You have a boy!:(
     
  3. NavyKate

    NavyKate Chirping

    That's what we are afraid of! We also have 4 straight run bantams, who currently seem to be all hens. We only wanted to keep one Roo, so hoping this is the only one! Only one with a red comb so far. Here's another picture of him and his sister. 20180401_110119.jpg
     
  4. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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    Yup, total roo.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    You have a cockerel
     
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  6. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Definitely a Cockerel.
     
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  7. NavyKate

    NavyKate Chirping

    To follow up... we are still pretty sure it's definitely a cockerel! With the big red comb, wattles, and green tail feathers. 20180511_115714.jpg
     
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