Possible RIR roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlaskGirl, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend gave me a few birds to replenish after my loss this fall. I thought "she" was recovering from a molt but I think she's a he. Do you?

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  2. farmgirl1995

    farmgirl1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think shes a he:)
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see the pictures too well, but i think i might see saddle feathers in the second picture.

    How old is "she"?
     
  4. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't that funny?? I think so. I believe those are saddle feathers too, they're coming in unlike the siblings' backsides that came with this bird. I don't know how old but if it's just now reaching this stage, it must be 5-6 months old due to our seasonal purchases in Alaska.
     
  5. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    its a roo its a roo good for you you have a roo
     
  6. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo to me also. I too see saddle feathers in the #2 pic. As for their age. If they are in a molt they are probably 18 months old or older. Unless they went into an early molt due to severe stress.
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree, roo.
     
  8. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Think roo too
     
  9. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so pleased! Thank you! And he hasn't begun crowing so I think it's a new boy...thanks again! It's such a cool surprise!
     

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