Rhode Island Red chick - boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aglandaetap, May 2, 2017.

  1. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys,
    This chick is 3 weeks old this week. Purchased as a pullet from a local feed store in CT.
    This chick has been feathering out not too slow, not too fast. Always had a small pale comb, with no signs of wattle. This chick had a dark brown line on the back of her neck running from almost top of the head. She looks like a girl to me.
    Can anyone help me identify her gender based on the pics posted. I am new at raising chicks. I've been doing a lot of research on each breed i own, but I want someone else's input regarding the gender based on the pics.
    Thanks!

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    A bit too young yet.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    You have some lovely chicks -- one note on taking photos for gender assessment, it is helpful to take at least one that shows the chick from the side in a natural, standing position that is taken in natural lighting. Some breeds are easier to assess on characteristics shown in photos such as these and the ones you've posted of your other chicks, but the above pose is the best to use as it allows seeing all the pieces together, and that is key in gender assessment.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post new photos at 6-8 weeks of age
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  6. Jenningsfarm

    Jenningsfarm New Egg

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    I agree with everyone else. maybe in a few weeks you'll see more devolvement
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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