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RIR chicks- looks like another roo:-/ Opinions??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ccrow, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. ccrow

    ccrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, these chicks are about 4 1/2 weeks old. You can see this guy has a little comb starting; he's also noticeably bigger and his legs thicker than the other two RIR chicks. Or the barred Rocks, for that matter.


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    Here are the two other RIRs

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    Here's 'Mr Red' in back of a nosy BR, and a RIR

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    He's also, as you can see, a completely different color from the other two. Sigh... This is the third time I've gotten chicks from this same LFS, and will be the third time I've ended up with a roo. They said they are only guaranteed 90% accuracy on the sexed chicks, but I'm certainly getting less than that from them!
     
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  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    The comb is a pretty good judge. If it starts getting redder in the next week your prolly looking at a roo.
     
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    It does appear to a rooster, sorry.
     
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