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How soon can you sex a Rhode Island?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CaliSarah, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah In the Brooder

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    Sorry for all my posts today, here is my last chick 5 week old, sold as a Rhode Island. Still too soon to determine his/her sex? [​IMG]
     

  2. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]
     
  3. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    Right now, I would say pullet only because comb and face are not red. However, in the lighting you have there, it looks as though some of the feathers are white. If so, it is not an RIR. Better lighting and side view with tail would be helpful for accuracy. [​IMG] My avitar is an RIR hen.
     
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  4. holm23

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    It looks like there is still a little fuzz. I think that's what the white stuff is
     
  5. CaliSarah

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    Oh yes, sorry. I have very poor lighting throughout my house. I'm going to try to take some pictures outside tomorrow. This one does still have some fuzz. Let me see if I can find any pictures from my phone (although they might be from a week ago, which may not be helpful)
     
  6. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Looks like a pullet for now.
     

  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Agreed.
     
  9. holm23

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    So we all agreed to the pullet
     

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