Rhode Island Red Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nkcsweetie, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. nkcsweetie

    nkcsweetie Out Of The Brooder

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    We got a couple RIR pullets but I'm thinking Sandy is starting to look like a Roo? Does anyone know for sure?
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    To me nothing 'screams' cockerel at this point.
     
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  3. nkcsweetie

    nkcsweetie Out Of The Brooder

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    We arent sure either. The comb is small and pink like the others, but dont know why her tail feathers are shooting out like that more than the others.
     
  4. nkcsweetie

    nkcsweetie Out Of The Brooder

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    ?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet.

    don't worry about a few funky feathers at this point, it's just a normal variation. If you saw a large red comb, that would be a cockerel.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. KittyKisska

    KittyKisska Just Hatched

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    Hi I have 36 red Rhode Island chickens to and when some of my young hens we're going up they had some funky feathers like roosters but now it seems normal and I could tell mainly from there com' there Com start being larger (the hens )and more red soon to tell the difference my girls comes started to get larger and more red at around 4 or 5 months and the roosters will start getting larger and more red at three or four months How old r your hens
     
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  8. KittyKisska

    KittyKisska Just Hatched

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    But I'm thinking a roosters
     
  9. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet. comb isn't dark enough to be a cockerel
     
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  10. nkcsweetie

    nkcsweetie Out Of The Brooder

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    they are 11 weeks old
     
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