Need help Sexing a RIR and Plymouth rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bamboost, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. Bamboost

    Bamboost In the Brooder

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    Hey Guys first time poster long to time reader.
    I am from Western Australia i have a 4 month old Plymouth rock that has a struggled life. A few close calls in the first couple of weeks, lots of long nights hand feeding and watering. He/she has been really slow to feather as well. i heard its common for the breed.

    My other one is a RIR but i think its bantam rir since its really tiny compared to others that are the same age.

    I appreciate any help.
     

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  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Both look like pullets. The Rhode Island Red will be laying soon.
     
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  3. Bamboost

    Bamboost In the Brooder

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    Thats good news my leghorn and astralorp just starting last weekend got 7 eggs been so good.
     
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  4. jane s chickens

    jane s chickens Crowing

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    Wrong comb for br.
     
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  5. Bamboost

    Bamboost In the Brooder

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    i can get you a closer pic if needed?
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Can barely see any comb ? Leg color looks right for a pullet
     
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  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Both are pullets
     
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  8. jane s chickens

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    They are pullets but s br pullet should have a visible comb at that age.
     
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  9. TreeTree411

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    pullets!! :)
     
  10. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! And Nuts For Horses!

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    Both are pullets. But the barred one looks strange for a BR. Does it have a flat comb? I'm thinking she's a Dominique.
     

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