help sex my chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by newchickky, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. newchickky

    newchickky Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Here is a picture of my 5.5 week chickens. Please help me figure out which are roos. I am a brand new chicken owner and have been doing some reading and have some guesses, but I want you experts to weigh in if you don't mind. I tried to post pictures in organized fashion to help. Let me know if they are big enough. Thanks for your help

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  2. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE-pullet
    BR- pullet
    RIR A- roo
    RIR B- not real sure on this one either, but looks like a pullet.
    RIR C- roo
    RIR D- pullet

    Kinda wonder about RIR B now it looks more like a roo from the new pic. Do you have a full body shot
     
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  3. newchickky

    newchickky Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought I would post bigger pics of their faces, just for further confirmation. Thanks again for your help.

    EE
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    BR
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    RIR A
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    RIR B
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    RIR C (new, better pic)
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    RIR D
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  4. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Do you have full body pics that also show how their tails are developing?
     
  5. newchickky

    newchickky Out Of The Brooder

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    I will have to get those. I have some random pics, but i am not really sure who is who from those. But what the heck, here are a couple.

    I think this is RIR A
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    EE
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    I think this is RIR C
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  6. Raven81

    Raven81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heres my guess
    ee - pullet
    BR - pullet
    RIR A - roo
    RIR B - Pullet
    RIR C - roo
    RIR D - pullet

    but as i said just a guess
     
  7. newchickky

    newchickky Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the input. So far, that was what I was thinking. I am gonna watch for a couple more weeks, then decide what to do. Anyone have any suggestions. I have 6 chickens. I am thinking I need to get rid of one of the roos if he/she is actually that. Leaving one for the group. I am not sure what my neighbors are going to think, but I figure I would see how it goes. I gotta start reading up on RIR roos behavior. My friends have RIR and said theirs are kinda squirrley. They are in the garage for winter as well. [​IMG]
     
  8. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. RIR A & C are definitely males. I'm no expert on EEs, but that looks like a female to me.
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I think all the reds are boys except for Red B. Red B, the EE and the BR (although her coloring doesn't suggest BR) are female.
     
  10. Jeeper1540

    Jeeper1540 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think all RIRs are roos except "D"
     

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