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My RIR Girls....I think... Comments?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chick2good4u, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. chick2good4u

    chick2good4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are all going on 16 weeks. Please tell me Butterfly just has a big comb...

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    Butterfly

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    Dumplin

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  2. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm fairly certain that Butterfly is a boy. Sorry [​IMG]
     
  3. chick2good4u

    chick2good4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh, please don't say that [​IMG] I can't have roos where I live. If She is a He, when will he begin to crow? Any warning signs? Thanks for the reply.
     
  4. pixiechic

    pixiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RI Reds are 18 weeks and just started to crow this week. My reds crowed later and do it less often than the buff or the barred rock.

    Your Butterfly could be a boy, but he doesn't look like my roos with their long, greenish-black tail feathers. Here's one of my boys:
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    ...and a girl:
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  5. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I am thinking some or all are NHRs. Sorry but that one looks like a boy. Is there any sign of spurs yet?
     
  6. chick2good4u

    chick2good4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No, no spurs at all. If she's a he, it seems as though he went through puberty overnight. I swear that comb wasn't nearly that big a week ago.
     
  7. chick2good4u

    chick2good4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:You're right. Butterfly doesn't have a tail like that or back feather like that either. By the way, nice chickens!
     
  8. pixiechic

    pixiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! The reds are some handsome boys, if still a little awkward. Here they are, bellying up to the water bucket:

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  9. Stella1964

    Stella1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your RIRs look exactly like mine. Mine is a female and has a large comb.
     
  10. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    I think pullet.
     

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