Is she a lady or a gentleman?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HBKitmitto, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. HBKitmitto

    HBKitmitto New Egg

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    I'm pretty sure this is a rhode island red but we're not sure if she's a she or a he. Any help?[​IMG]
     
  2. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    I vote he.
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Hm.. those hackle feathers (low neck) look suspiciously pointy...
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Quote:And take a look at the saddle area... do I spy points there too? I stared at the pic for a while before I answered, because, to me, the face says "she" but the feathers are whispering "he". [​IMG]
     
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  6. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Robin'sBrood :

    Quote:And take a look at the saddle area... do I spy points there too? I stared at the pic for a while before I answered, because the face says she but the feathers are whispering he. [​IMG]

    I agree look at those saddle feathers...very pointy and thin comming in. Maybe he is just a late comb/wattle bloomer.​
     
  7. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    I forgot to ask... how old?
     
  8. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me; if it was a cockerel, the comb would be redder by now (assuming it's around 12-14 weeks?)
     
  9. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    The saddles and hackles don't look pointy at all to me. At this point in time it looks like a pullet to me.
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Robin'sBrood :

    Quote:And take a look at the saddle area... do I spy points there too? I stared at the pic for a while before I answered, because, to me, the face says "she" but the feathers are whispering "he". [​IMG]

    I thought the same thing. Face looks like a girl, but saddle feathers look like a boy. (although I think it might be the angle of the picture causing it to look that way)

    I'm going to say pullet though.​
     
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