Is this RIR a rooster or a hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Farmer413, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. Farmer413

    Farmer413 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is my rooster really a rooster? He's 20 weeks old.[​IMG]

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  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen for sure.
     
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  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lovely pullet!

    ~Alex
     
  4. Farmer413

    Farmer413 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really? I was supposed to get 5 hens and a rooster.

    Does anyone know where I can get a 20 month old rooster?
     
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    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a hen.
     
  7. Farmer413

    Farmer413 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im trying to find one around 20 weeks old but if i cant.... Would there be an issue if I ordered and raised a day old male chick? If I order a male I assume I can put it with the hens at 4 weeks old?
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, They need to be roughly the same size to be put together. Older hens and young cockerels don't mix.
     
  9. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Production Red pullet
     
  10. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check your local Craigslist. I see roosters of all ages on there all the time.
     

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