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RIR 3wks old - Roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by swanny297, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. swanny297

    swanny297 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 28, 2016
    To early to tell???
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    Generally I'd say too early to tell. But because of the difference in feather color, and less feathers coming in (usually RIR males feather out slower than their sisters), and the slight difference in comb size, I'd say the one on the left is a male and the one on the right is a female.
  3. swanny297

    swanny297 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 28, 2016
    The one on the left is the one I am questioning as welll I bought 6 pullets I think.....
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2016
  4. Birdgirl99

    Birdgirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2012
    Tampa Florida
    Males feather slower then females? Oh boy. I just posted a post about my 2 RIR pullets and the one I think is a male took weeks longer to feather out when the one I think is female was fully feathered by 6 weeks.

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