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opinions on gender..lets start with RIR here are some closeups approx. 2 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ladyh, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last edited: Feb 18, 2016
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say its a bit young to sex effectively and it would be hard to describe with such a large group photo ^^
     
  3. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok redoing
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's too young to sex accurately at 2 weeks. I would suggest re-posting its pic in about a month. By then it's gender should be much more obvious.
     
  5. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I tried feather testing at 1 day which I initially sexed as pullet, but these batches are different from when I got some from a hatchery. I sexed them accurately.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Sounds like you were lucky on sexing the first batch. Feather testing is not normally reliable unless the birds are specifically bred for that which is not the case with hatchery quality RIRs.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I would suggest new photos at 6 weeks old
     

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