Introducing Rhodey, my 6 wk. old RIR Roo! **PIC**

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gumpsgirl, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    This is Rhodey everyone! He is a RIR and was six weeks old yesterday. He is the friendliest out of all my RIR's! We can pack him all over and he is always the first one to come to me when I enter the coop. He's a good boy and isn't he so handsome?!?! [​IMG]
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  2. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    How do you know he's a he? He looks like some of my hens who are nearly 2 yrs old...I'm still wondering if I've got a couple roos who haven't learned to crow...big combs, wattles, spurs...
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The RIR hens at two years old will have combs, wattles, and possibly spurs. I know that Rhodey is a roo because the roos develop their combs and wattles before the hens do. My 6 wk. old hens combs are still short and pale in color. They also do not have any wattles. [​IMG]
     
  4. SHELLY

    SHELLY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo to me. Very handsome.

    Here's mine at 8 weeks.

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  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Your roo is handsome!
     
  6. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    Wow four more weeks and thats what I have [​IMG]
     
  7. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

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    Hey! Bar B Q. Come here and see your brother.

    He a beauty stac
     
  8. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

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    Rhodey is very handsome. Bet the girls will just swoon over him. [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Handsome boy you have there, Stacey! [​IMG] I have 8 RIR chicks from my hatch in the brooder myself.
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks Cyn! He's a good boy. Not quite like Zane, but still a good boy! I just hope he stays this way! [​IMG]
     

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