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Is it a rooster? Are they both roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by angelnina, May 13, 2008.

  1. angelnina

    angelnina Out Of The Brooder

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    I new to the chick world. Well, I raised chickens when I was a kid, but I don't think I worried about whether they were hens or roosters at the time.
    Now I can only have hens and I'm nervous because out of the 4 chickens I bought, two appear rooster-ish

    what do you think?

    I'm told they are 4 weeks old.

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  2. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The GLW looks like a boy and the RIR looks like a girl to me.
     
  3. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    Arkansas
    uhmmm....I'm 50% sure it's a pullet.... [​IMG]

    Sorry, I'm not good at that part...
    someone told me that once...I took it so serious, and then I got it. [​IMG]
    Beautiful chickies though!
     
  4. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    I agree the GLW looks like a Roo and the RIR looks like a pullet.
     
  5. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd agree...GL- boy
    RIR girl
     
  6. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    Your RIR's behavior might seem roo-ish just because they are more curious and bold than some other chickens. Of my new batch of chickies (now 4 months old) my RIR girl always comes running, craning her neck, making sure everything is okay. She is much more "aggressive" than the BO cockeral. Yours looks all girl to me.

    GL looks like a boyo.
     

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