Hey I was told a couple weeks ago that my chick was too young to sex. May be a R.I. Red? 8-10wks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Laurenwasha2014, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Laurenwasha2014

    Laurenwasha2014 Chirping

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    I'm hoping someone may have a better idea now that most feathers are in. My C.L. seems kinda mean too LoL. Loves pecking my toes & fingers & well Everything too. Idk if that's just a bird thing or an attitude issue?
    Anyway I'd love to know more certain the breed & sex please!!!
     

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  2. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

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    Color isn't accurate in photos transmitted over the internet, but the chick's comb appears more on the yellow side. If it looks more yellow to you as you are seeing it in real time, it's a cockerel. I'm not familiar with the breed. A pullet would have a much more colorless comb, and probably not that pronounced.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    the printed towel/blanket ??? makes it harder to see what color the chicken is. Really would like standing side view, and photo of head facing front to see comb etc.
     
  4. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Probably a production RIR. As others have said, color of the comb would help. This bird looks younger than 8 weeks to me, or maybe just a slow grower.
     
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  5. Laurenwasha2014

    Laurenwasha2014 Chirping

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    I'll certainly try to get some better pics asap! The comb is pretty much a yellowis-orange color, certainly not a skin color. What is a "production" RI Red?
    I got CL at the beginning of the month & the store said they were all between 4-6 wks old. So that's the age imI going from, but I really don't know the age. Thx!
     
  6. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    There isn’t a production rir red,it’s just a production red.A brown bird with a few black feathers of the tail bred for egg production
     
  7. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    The chick in this pic looks about two and half old.
     
  8. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    How old?
    Looks like a hatchery quality RIR.
    Can we please have pics in natural daylight, without the blankie, for sex?
     
  9. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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