Gender of our Rhode Island reds??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by terrim81, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. terrim81

    terrim81 New Egg

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    They are 19 weeks and they all look pretty much the same.

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  2. terrim81

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  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Production red cockerel. He'll crow, not lay eggs.
     
  4. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a cockerel. Notice the large comb and wattles, thick legs, hackle(neck) feathers, saddle(base of tail feathers), and the long shiny green tail feathers that only males have. If your others look like him then you may have an all male flock.
     
  5. terrim81

    terrim81 New Egg

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    Ugh, that's what we thought! We have 6 males and no females. Just out luck. Lol
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Well, no eggs, but you can have some nice chicken dinners!
     
  7. terrim81

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    I've spent so much time on them, don't think I could eat them. Lol
     
  8. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See how they do with each other. They may be fine altogether if they grew up together but it depends on the chicken.
     
  9. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yea. I didn't have to look at that pic more then a second. Cock-a-doodle-roo!
     
  10. terrim81

    terrim81 New Egg

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    Oh they are totally fine with one another. It's out older rooster (not a rir) that is going after them all. Lol but our first boy is making SSOO much noise lol. Once they all start going I think our neighbors will be knocking at our door lol
     

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