RIR (I think) male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cindy99, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. cindy99

    cindy99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    Tioga County PA
    Any help would be greatly appreciated! I thought "she" was a girl... she does not crow but is becoming aggresive. After looking at pics online -- I am worried that she may be a he. That would give us 9 hens and 2 roosters... [​IMG] 8 of the hens are still babies so hoping that we got what we ordered and that they are all indeed hens

    I hope that this works - I'm new to this.

  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    sorry, thats a roo.
  3. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    that is a roo [​IMG] i am sorry [​IMG]
  4. Mervin

    Mervin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2010
    Central Pennsyltucky
    Looks like a roo. I say so b/c the comb and wattles. The picture isn't clear enough to see whether he has pointy hackles and saddles yet, but you can see the early formation of sickle feathers in the tail. Also, there seems to be a bit of green sheen in the tail.
  5. cindy99

    cindy99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    Tioga County PA
    Thank you so much for the fast responses. Our chickens are for eggs / pets. I was hoping for one rooster at the most. I have learned my lesson - never just pick them out of a box at the store again! I will try to find him a home. He stays pretty much to himself but it will just give me too many roosters. [​IMG]

    3 of them are 13 weeks (2 roosters 1 hen)
    8 of them are almost 5 weeks (girl Buff Orpingtons)
  6. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
    Mansfield, CT
    that looks like a roo sorry
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Yup, boy.
  8. afishel

    afishel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Spencer, Ind
    where are u located at i have 8 rhode island red pullets. I would like 1 roo I am pretty 4sure all are hens none have tails like urs. I am in south central indiana
  9. cindy99

    cindy99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    Tioga County PA
    I am in PA - Tioga County. pm me if you would like - I'd love for him to go to a good home! He is so quiet and well behaved.
  10. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Looks like my RIR roos.

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