Is my RIR a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by khuff, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. khuff

    khuff New Egg

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    I'm beginning to think that my 14 week RIR is a rooster. S'he' was always the smallest and in the last several weeks has just gotten HUGE, way bigger than the other birds. Legs are thicker, comb and wattle more developed etc.... What do you all think? [​IMG]
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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I agree! I think I see saddle feathers near the base of the tail.
     
  3. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo. If you look where the tail and the body meet, you can see shiny skinny saddle feathers. Only boys have those.
     
  4. nj2wv

    nj2wv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup a rooster
     
  5. khuff

    khuff New Egg

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    Bummer :/ Can't have roosters in my neighborhood so he will have to find a new home! Thank you for your help!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely cockerel.

    Sorry.

    - Krista
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Rooster
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a rooster to me.
     

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