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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 Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Central Indiana
    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?


    RIR... girl/boy?


  2. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
  4. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Central Indiana
    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 Songster

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

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    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.


  8. k2chickens

    k2chickens Songster

    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 Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Centerburg, Ohio
    Not sure on RIR but the white one is definitly a roo.
  10. melissastraka

    melissastraka Songster

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

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