I am confused , do I have a boy or a girl

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by syl, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. syl

    syl New Egg

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    I bought 2 little chicks ( well 3 actually because my grandson fussed for a little RIR rooster chick ) They are now fathered in but I am wondering if one is a little more boy than I had expected. The lighter colored one has more tail than the other and I have caught the little rooster and this one charging each other with neck feathers flared up. This doesn't seem very lady like behavior . However there is no comb growing . I am just confused as can be .
     
  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks will do this to establish pecking order if you could post pictures of them we could let you know. How old are they and where did you get them and are you sure that the RIR is a boy?
     
  3. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you take pictures
    That would be very helpful
    They sound like roosters
     
  4. syl

    syl New Egg

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    Ok let me see if I did this right ( I am a newbie) I bought them from a member here at the end of Feb. I went to get 2 Easter Egg chicks and had a grand son with me who also wanted one from " the other cage" which I was told is a little rooster.
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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm sorry, but you have an EE boy.
     
  6. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TT! :

    Can you take pictures
    That would be very helpful
    They sound like roosters

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    Your hikus are very good
    Are you having fun?​
     
  7. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. syl

    syl New Egg

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    Well That will teach me for calling him Bandit ( because of his eye markings ) Will this be a problem if the RIR is also a boy ?

    Here is the crew hanging out in their club house ( old dog house)
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  9. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll both "do" that hen
    She'll be very sore and sad
    You need more chickens
     
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  10. syl

    syl New Egg

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    So what is the correct co-edness to keep everyone happy? I have 2 laying RIR about 1.5 years old and these 3. I can hear my husband now.
     

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