Help with sexing young RIR's (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by stanglover2001, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went and bought these today, I was hoping for all pullets and so the ones that had redder/bigger combs I didn't get so no comparison to the others I didn't buy. Sorry if the pictures aren't the best the chicks were very flighty, and I didn't want them loose in my chicken yard (I'm holding them until I know they're healthy).
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  2. gwill23

    gwill23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Comparing these to how mine look right now at 10-12 weeks old. I would say you have all hens but I am new at this and have questions on a few of mine.
     
  3. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lady said they were 5-8 weeks old, she really just had no idea [​IMG] . she said a month and a week when I called and then while I was picking them up she said about 2 months. So no clue how old they are but I've already got 3 roosters so I'm hoping all hens this go round [​IMG]
     
  4. stevin

    stevin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is one of my pullets for comparison when she was 5 weeks old.
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    and at 12 weeks old....
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  5. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess in the next month or so I'll know a bit better, I'll keep an eye on the combs. Thanks for the pictures, they look really good! Still hoping for all hens [​IMG] and it's not like a rooster is a big deal where I am... But I have soo many [​IMG] I have 3 mutt roosters, 7 barred rock roos, 2 or 4 black chickens that I think are roosters, 3 RIR roos, and a russian orloff roo. sigh Oh, and a SLW roo [​IMG] can't forget bout him (got him for my SLW girls).
     

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