RIR gender help please 21 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ryanlou, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. ryanlou

    ryanlou Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    We have our first lots of chickens. the RIR and light Sussex are 21 weeks old. Pretty certain the light Sussex is a cockerel but still unsure of the RIR? Always thought pullet but I'm worried about the green tail feathers. No signs of crowing or laying from either. Opinions please?http://[img]http://i1343.photobucke...8147c9117c7316896c56196_zps3edbc39e.jpg[/IMG]http://[img]http://i1343.[img]http:...03e152fbd1e9fa908f74fc9_zpsf1cecf89.jpg[/IMG]
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  2. ryanlou

    ryanlou Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIR I think is a girl. I am undecided about the delaware, i need a close shot of the body and tail. I'm going to say boy on the ancona because of the tall stature.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the rir is a hen, no saddle feathers at 5 months

    the light sussex looks like a hen but I cant really see the saddle area well.
     
  5. ryanlou

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    Thanks! When we got the Ancona the comb flopped to one side as it should for a puller but now seems to be standing up a lot more?
     
  6. weirdopetgirl

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    Hy! Does anyone know why my hen isn't laying? I rescued her from a centre and they're not sure on the breed I think she's a mutt! I've had her for a couple ofvmonths now but she hasn't been laying. She s ealthy and eats fine and her poop is normal too. Please if anyone thinks they knw the answer tell me! Thanks!
     
  7. weirdopetgirl

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    The ancona looks like. A rooster. Lol he's adorable, has he got a name? My roos called colnel clukkerbuff ot clucks for short! He sure knows how to give a stink eye!
     
  8. weirdopetgirl

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    Thecomb might have been flapping coz of a bad diet then when u got it its health probably impeovd. Hope this helps!
     
  9. ryanlou

    ryanlou Out Of The Brooder

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    The Ancona is Milly, my daughters and unfortunately we are not allowed roosters where I live. She will be devastated as we already had to return her SLW 'princess polkadot' as he turned out to be a prince!

    More pics of the LS. He had a very red prominent combs/wattles early which seem to have stopped growing now
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    ryanlou Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm only new to this weirdopegirl shame she's not laying but I thought sometimes they can take quite a while when moving to a new place?
     

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