Help with sex of chick..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tara D, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. Tara D

    Tara D New Egg

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    Hello

    We started raising chickens this year for eggs and are very much enjoying them. Hoping we have all hens, but one is a little questionable. I took a few pictures. Please help and let me know your thoughts. This is an 8 week old Rhode Island Red.

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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Buff Orpington cockerel
     
  3. Tara D

    Tara D New Egg

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    Thanks. Not Rhode Island Red?
     
  4. curlycue212

    curlycue212 Out Of The Brooder

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    i think it's definately a buff orpington. got good signs of a roo. if it's feet start getting a lot bigger than the other hens that's a good sign of rooster too.
     
  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah i'm pretty sure thats a Buff Orpington......Rhode-island Reds are......how do i say this....[​IMG] ... RED!

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    no it's a buff orpington cockerel
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    YES Rhode Island reds are REALLy DARK RED
     
  8. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree that's a cute buff Orpington cockerel.

    Everyone else that I can see looks female. I see some Easter eggers and Wyandottes, all looking feminine.
     

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