Is this rhode island red a little roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DeanandKate, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. DeanandKate

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    My husband and I picked up 4 sexed chicks of various breeds about 10 weeks ago from the feed store. Almost immediately one chick has been suspect for being a roo. The rhode island red has a larger comb and waddle than the others (although it is hard to compare them because they are all different breeds!) and quickly established him/herself at the top of the pecking order. Could these characteristics be breed specific or is this chick a roo?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] how old is yours? compare it to my 1 month old rhode island red rooster kindof looks the same
     
  3. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and my 1 month old rhode island red hen so compare?[​IMG]
     
  4. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    rooster
     
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes, definitely a cockerel!
     
  6. DeanandKate

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    Well... my suspicions are confirmed.
    Our little one definitely looks more like chickenmaniac's rooster. I guess that settles that. It's a good thing the store we got him from has a rehoming program. We can't have roosters inside city limits. :(
    Thanks for your help!
     

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