I think I know the answer to this...but here's to hoping

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augustmomx2, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 White Rocks that I am really hoping are pullets. They are my ds' breed, that he picked out & if I have to get rid of one...well lets just say it ain't gonna be pretty [​IMG] I'm hoping that maybe they are just growing at different rates. All of my (hopefully girls) are 6wks today. I also have a RIR that I held onto (was sent as a pp) that appeared to be different than all the roos I sent away. So, I held onto her/him in hopes maybe he/she is definitely a girl. Your expert advice, as always, is greatly appreciated [​IMG]

    WR on left...girl/boy?

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    RIR... girl/boy?

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  2. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
    Sacramento CA
    both are boys
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Yep.
     
  4. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uh man...really??? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Who is going to help me fabricate a story, when I have to give the WR up? Bears?? Ran away to be with his mom?? Looking for a girlfriend?? CRAP-OLA
     
  5. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    white boy!

    rir... iffy I would say maybe a boy but its on the edge need a little more time to tell
     
  6. Sequin

    Sequin Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Most likely both boys. Sorry!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    They're both boys. It's not just the combs, but the wattles are a dead-give away.

    Here's our production red chick (hatchery RIR) at 7-8 weeks old - for comb & wattle comparison. Also, leghorns are notorius for large combs, but you can see that their wattles haven't started growing yet either.

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  8. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana
    the right one looks like a hen tho, the comb is sorta tellin me so
     
  9. preppy*hippie*chick

    preppy*hippie*chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure on RIR but the white one is definitly a roo.
     
  10. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    their right, both are boys...sorry [​IMG]
     

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