Rhode island red question....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bangor777, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi guys,
    my RIR pullet (I hope) is 6 weeks old this saturday. Just this past week she started getting red in her comb (which is still pretty small) and small, barely there wattles. That doesn't mean she's a he does it? I can't post pics right now, this isn't my regular computer.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Quite possibly
     
  3. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no!!!!! I'll be so sad! I see the adult hens have red combs and wattles!
    Anyone else have/has had 6 week old reds?
     
  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I know you can't post a picture but do so when you can as that will help us.

    It does sound like it may be a Roo though.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have eight 6-wk old RIRs. Only the one cockerel has pink in his comb. All the pullets' combs are still yellow.
     
  6. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    My pullets are 12 weeks old and just now getting red with very little combs.
     
  7. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds bad for you sounds like a roo roo roo!
     

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