Is my rir she a he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smcottrell, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. smcottrell

    smcottrell Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm trying to see if my she (on the right) is a he rir. She has the largest comb/waddles of all my pullets, but she doesn't have the feathering of my roos. She's almost 18 weeks old. Is this normal?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    At 18 weeks of age that is a pullet approaching maturity - she is just maturing a little more quickly than the other pullets, and that is why her comb/wattle development is ahead of the rest.
     
  3. smcottrell

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    Thank you very much! I figured that, but im not experienced enough to know for sure. I appreciate your help. Im very proud of my flock. [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    She's definitely a pullet. Should start laying soon!
     
  5. smcottrell

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    I sure hope so! Im on pins and needles. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your pic shows a cockerel on the left and a pullet on the right.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  8. smcottrell

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    Yes, I thought having the roo in the picture was a great comparison.
     

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