Need help determining the breed, gender and age(:

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cmchicks, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. cmchicks

    cmchicks Just Hatched

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    3rd largest chick in my flock. Name is Remme, I'm pretty sure Remme is a Rhode Island Red and I know Remme is younger than my other 2 chicks. Gender?age? [​IMG]Please help!
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For comparison, here's my RIR at 6 wks. photo taken a year ago. She did turn out to be a pullet. I'd say yours is 4 weeks...
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  3. cmchicks

    cmchicks Just Hatched

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    Thank youu ! Do you think Remme is a pullet as well?
     
  4. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cmchiks, I don't know. I think most people would say it's too early to tell. As I currently have a couple of growing chicks, I have read almost every 'what gender' post for the past several weeks, and that's about the limit of my experience. Take a look thru the forum archives and compare as this one grows...
     
  5. cmchicks

    cmchicks Just Hatched

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    Thank you I will!
     
  6. mizz9

    mizz9 Out Of The Brooder

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    Our RIR looked just like yours at about 5 weeks (she is in the back of my profile pic).

    Here she is on the right, now at 7 weeks. I am no expert either, been digging around in these forums to compare for gender/breeds/age, since this is my first set of chickens!
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  7. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mzz9 and Chmchiks, As time goes on, and you know for sure, post new pics for posterity! I'd like to see. So far I am guessing they are all pullets.
    Here are my 7 week olds, that were sold as sexed pullets, a Barred Rock and a Speckled Sussex. I drove to nearby Estes Hatchery to get them on May 16. I got our 1st batch of 4 there as well, and so far their sexing has been accurate.

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