Breed? Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jossette6912, May 5, 2016.

  1. Jossette6912

    Jossette6912 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given these 2 and told they were Rhode Island Reds but I didn't know RIR's had so much white. Are they really RIR's? And I can't tell if they are hens or roo's.
     
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  3. chicky1016

    chicky1016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ho old are they? they look just like the pullets my dad got from tractor supply. They told him they were "mixed".
     
  4. chicky1016

    chicky1016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A better pic of the 1st one full body shot would help. The 2nd looks male.
     
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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red Sex Link Pullets
     
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  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Is it just me or does this one have "puffy" cheeks?
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    The one in the front looks like Red sex-link pullet.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Those birds LOOK like red sexlinks, but they aren't. Given the amount of down on their heads' still, I'm guessing they are about 6 to 8 weeks old. With combs that pink, at that age, those are cockerels. They are probably Rhode Island Red/red sexlink mixes, and as such, can't be sexed based on coloring.
     

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