Any guesses on gender? I am new to this!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hipichk, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. hipichk

    hipichk Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. Glad I joined this! Great info. I am new to raising chicks! Here is my babes I picked up TSC. Scared they are all Roos. Crazy bunch! I think RIR & Plymouth rocks. [​IMG]
     
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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Won't be able to tell gender this soon. Does look like RIRs and Barred Plymouth Rocks.
     
  3. hipichk

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    Thanks!
     
  4. hipichk

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    What age should I know?
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Usually with barred rocks, I could tell the males from females at around five weeks.

    I've never had RIRs
     
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  6. hipichk

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    Hi. I am so impatient! Is this pic any better to try to guess? I am driving my husband nuts! I appreciate your thoughts![​IMG]
     
  7. Chicken Bee

    Chicken Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure on the RIRs, but the BRs look like boys to me.
     
  8. hipichk

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    Thanks! I know it's a waiting game & I may be giving away roosters! I went to TSC so not sure where I should order from once I know what I have. Any suggestions?
     
  9. Chicken Bee

    Chicken Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't mind ordering online, you could try My Pet Chicken(mypetchicken.com). I've ordered from there a lot in the past, never once got a rooster from them. That said, I haven't ordered chicks in several years, so I can't say personally if they're still as good.
     
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  10. hipichk

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    i am back..........my chicks are 4 weeks old an no noticeable waddles and not real pink or red combs. When do they start turning red? Thanks. This is driving me nuts! :) But I am having fun!
     

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