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Gender help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jschway, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. jschway

    jschway Out Of The Brooder

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    The Rhode island red is the only one im worried about. She (I hope) has the largest comb. (Assuming that was you look at to tell what gender they are)




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    From left to right (Rhode Island red, Red sexlink, black sexlink, Buff O)

    Thanks for the help! (Also if anyone know what the sexlinks were mixed with... that would be great info!)
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    How old are they in the pic??? Sorry, I have no RIRs, but the comb doesn't jump out at me as cockerel or anything. Different breeds have different combs/comb sizes, and as I recall, my brother's RIR (as a hen) had a BIG comb. Hopefully someone with chick pics of RIRs will better help you.
     
  3. jschway

    jschway Out Of The Brooder

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    4 or 5 weeks
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Well again, at 4-5 weeks, I don't see anything that jumps out at me as cockerel (perhaps if the comb was VERY pink), but I don't have this breed. I even went back to my 4 and 5 weeks pics from 09, but the comb on that chick looks fairly similar to my BR or BA's combs at that age, and both of theirs stood out a lot more than my BO's (since you mentioned one chick was a BO). I'm guessing you're safe. I wish someone with RIRs would give input though.
     

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