RIR at 16 weeks! HEN OR ROOSTER?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by briter30, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. briter30

    briter30 Chirping

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    Here is my RIR mix that is 16 weeks old. He/she is not crowing or showing any rooster behavior...but the comb is red and he has some shiny dark feathers at his tail. Tell me what you think and why?
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  2. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    new to this but i see saddle and hackles freathers! So i say he's a handsome devil!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Songster

    May 16, 2011
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    ROO !!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Vora

    Vora In the Brooder

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    Saddle feathers + bright redness = Roo. Sorry ;-;
     
  5. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
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    I say Roo too! I have them and my pullets barely have a comb!! They are 18 wks..
     
  6. teeville5

    teeville5 Songster

    Mar 24, 2011
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    There may be some differences and yours is a mix, but I see enough similarities to my boy to say roo.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Rooster and I will also say he isn't a Rhode Island Red.
    He might be a Buckeye Cross..

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  8. krcote

    krcote Songster

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    Roo- saddles feathers!
     
  9. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    roo.....
     
  10. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Songster

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    well I may be the odd one out but I see a hen. Sure the comb is different but it is a mix. Some of my RIRs have dark shiny feathers in their tail feathers too-not nearly as dark, but they are there.

    some of my RIR hens Age 10 months- 2+ years...
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