I'm an RIR but am I a girl or boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emvickrey, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    I haven't really paid much attention apparently because this one has a red comb and waddles where the others don't. It caught my eye because I was closing up the coop for the night and this one was right at the door at eye level giving me the stink eye. I noticed the color of it's comb. Please le it be a girl but my gut says a boy. I just want verification because I just don't want to believe I ended up with a cockerel. I just want eggs to eat, I don't need fertile ones.
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    By emvickrey at 2010-07-22
     
  2. BekahBear

    BekahBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old? a full body shot would be really helpful too. its hard to tell if we cant see the body shape and feathering.
     
  3. afishel

    afishel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to say pullet

    BUT ask Bekah askd how old ? and we could know forsure if we could see more of the body feathers.
     
  4. Mrs MIA

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    Looks female, but I agree, a full body shot would be helpful.
     
  5. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a hen that will lay for you soon!
     
  6. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    The body and feathering is the same as the rest. When I noticed the red comb the next think I looked at was the feathering and body. Everything is the same except for the comb. But i'll go out right now and try to get a pic. If they would just stand still and pose it would be great. All I have for a camera is my cell. But the pullet posts gives me hope. lol
     
  7. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    Ok here it is.
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    By emvickrey at 2010-07-23
     
  8. Mrs MIA

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    Pullet. [​IMG]
     
  9. Liana

    Liana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet. Getting close to laying age, too. [​IMG]
     
  10. BekahBear

    BekahBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, looks like a pullet to me. she should give you an egg in the not too distant furture
     

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