Hey Julie, Cyn, NEW PHOTOS, What sex is my RC RIR?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by herechickchick, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Ok here are some more.




  2. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Adam, honestly I just can't tell at this point from a picture. Is the chick larger than the others?
  3. I am going to say a roo. HE is poorly feathered and has large thick legs.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Adam, I still can't tell. The legs, to me, still do not seem as thick as I would expect in a cockerel and no wattles to speak of. The comb seems very thick and is a tiny bit pink at the back end, but still, I just cant call it yet. I go back and forth on this one. I have only had the single combed RIRs so far. Here is a comparison of Scarlett and her brother at about 4-5 wks old and maybe it will help. They are from Julie's stock as well, just single combed. Note the legs on the cockerel in the first pic.

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