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Pullet or Roo 16 week RIR

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

  1. Pullet

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  2. Roo

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  1. Elanda

    Elanda Chirping

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    I'm pretty sure 2 are girls. The 3rd has me 2nd guessing.
    They are all the same size and their combs and wattles are all small. It's the darker long tail feathers that have me thinking.
    Any ideas please?
     

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    How old? And can you get a clearer picture of the comb so we can see color?
     
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  3. Elanda

    Elanda Chirping

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    16 weeks. It's on the title I will see if I have another photo. If not will take some in the morning.
     
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  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road 5 Years

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    Single photo of each bird would be helpful, showing side view, including hackle and saddle, tail feathers, and comb/face. Your strain is very slow developing. IME, cockerel RIR declare themselves at 12 weeks.
     
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  5. Elanda

    Elanda Chirping

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    Yes...I would have thought if they were boys it should be very obvious by now. I'm hoping that's a good sign
     
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  6. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    Sorry, missed that. At 16 weeks I'd say it's a pullet. They can get weird tail feathers sometimes. The comb and hackle and saddle feathers are the main thing and I see nothing that indicates cockerel in them.
     
  7. Elanda

    Elanda Chirping

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    Thank you. From my very limited experience I can see no other differences in them except the tail feathers. FB_IMG_1516451423167.jpg
     
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  8. Brahma27

    Brahma27 In the Brooder

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    A clearer picture would be more helpful
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    agree with Jed Jackson
     
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  10. Brahma27

    Brahma27 In the Brooder

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    agreed
     
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