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gender? 7 week EExRIR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickengirl1193, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. chickengirl1193

    chickengirl1193 Songster

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    My7 week old black EE roo over RIR hen. Not sure of gender
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    And the orange one in this picture came from the same parents and is a pullet[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2014
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing 5 Years

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    Do you have a closer pic of its comb?
     
  3. Xiao Casa

    Xiao Casa Songster

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    Comb:
    At 7 weeks old, with an RIR parent, I guess female. Even with a pea comb, it is pale for a 7 week old male.

    Legs:
    I can't see so well, they seem to be neither particularly thick (rooster) nor obviously slender (hen). But they seem more female-like than male-like.

    Stance:
    Definitely female stance, it could get more upright later, indicating rooster. But in both photos its stance is very female.

    There are other factors, such as color, but I am uncomfortable advising based on those due to inexperience. My reaction is female, but hopefully others will respond as well. It can be hard to tell with crosses sometimes.
     
  4. chickengirl1193

    chickengirl1193 Songster

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    This is the best I could get because its not too friendly. I could try later. The comb is dark pink tho
     
  5. chickengirl1193

    chickengirl1193 Songster

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    Thank you! That's what im thinking too because it looks exactly like the other ppullet did at 7 weeks. And now that pullet is a solid orange
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm thinking pullet.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree. :eek:)
     
  9. chickengirl1193

    chickengirl1193 Songster

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    okay good i hope everyone is right :)
     

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