Male or Female RIR... what do you think?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by weeitsjulee, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. weeitsjulee

    weeitsjulee Hatching

    Sep 13, 2009
    Creedmoor, NC
    I'm new to this, but my hubby and I are pretty sure we've got a Roo on our hands!!! I know its too early to tell, but I figured I'd post some pics and see what y'all think! If he is a Roo, we'll keep him, no biggie, we were just surprised!!!

    They are all RIR's about 4 weeks old. The chick in question is a bit taller than the rest, has a much redder comb that is larger than the other's, and seems to be a bit more dominating than all of the others. Here are the pics and thanks!

    The Roo/Pullet in question:

    His or Her profile:

    A pullet not in question's profile:

    The birds together:
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Cute little roo! [​IMG]
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    That first one is a roo
  4. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Cock-a-Doodle- ROO! [​IMG]
  5. lil roo
  6. weeitsjulee

    weeitsjulee Hatching

    Sep 13, 2009
    Creedmoor, NC
    Haha awesome! Thanks for the quick responses!!! Just what we thought!

    I got them from Meyer's Hatchery and paid extra to make sure they were all pullets... oh well, I know its hard for them to tell!
  7. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    Sexing is only 90% accurate at best. You can usually expect one roo per ten chicks you order. Enjoy your fuzzybutts. Good Luck

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