Rhode Island Red hen or rooster?

animal lady

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Rosie is about 10 weeks. I was told she was a Rhode Island but not sure if she is a production red. Pretty sure she isn't a she but wanted to get everyones opinion. I think the crowing I hear comes from the Buff Orpington in the back of the picture. Both "ladies" have been fighting each other with chests out and feather fluffing and flying through the air. I have two grown Americaunas and Rosie is my first Rhode Island Red. Hoping you are all going to tell me they develop combs and wattles early in life!
I have found a good home for one rooster but do I now need a miracle and have to find another home? (My town doesnt allow roosters)











 

Wyandottes7

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Sorry, but Rosie's a rooster! The comb is too red and large for a ten week old pullet, the color is blotchy (a female would be a more even shade), and I think I see the beginning of pointy saddle feathers coming in. In case you'd like an opinion on whether he's a Rhode Island Red or a Production Red, I think that he's a Rhode Island Red. Production Reds are usually a little more blotchy in coloration, in my opinion.
 

Kelsie2290

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X 2 on Rosie looks like a rooster with that comb and feathers at ten weeks, sorry.
 

BantamLover21

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Sorry, but Rosie's a rooster! The comb is too red and large for a ten week old pullet, the color is blotchy (a female would be a more even shade), and I think I see the beginning of pointy saddle feathers coming in. In case you'd like an opinion on whether he's a Rhode Island Red or a Production Red, I think that he's a Rhode Island Red. Production Reds are usually a little more blotchy in coloration, in my opinion.

X2 Your Buff Orpington may be a rooster, too, though a better photo is needed to tell for sure.
 

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