**RIR** Roo or girl? Please help...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DirtCreature, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have one of my girls that is growing some crazy feathers out of the base of her tail. I have had no crowing... yet. but wanted to know if you think this could be a roo? I have included top and side pic's

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  2. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Those "saddle" feathers are interesting! She looks like a she to me. Did you hatch her?
     
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    Quote:x2 female
     
  4. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no, i got them when they where a week old though. the lady said to me that they have a 98% chance of them being girls as they where "sexed" before sold to her.... but idk this specific chicken has always been more "rowdy" (lol) then the others, slightly more aggresive, but nothing major, then these featers started growing... im so confused. this is my first go at it with chickens.
     
  5. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    Well, it looks like a hen to me [​IMG]
     
  6. JayneMae

    JayneMae Out Of The Brooder

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    looks like a girl to me!
     
  7. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so would there be a reason for her to be growing these feathers? i thought that they where just dark red... i didnt know they could have spotted type saddle feathers.... ahhhh! LOL
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a girl.
     
  9. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    How old? Looks very girly but those feathers are certainly weird! If it's less than 15-16 weeks I'd be concerned, but otherwise girl. [​IMG]
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Hen but not a pure Rhode Island Red.

    Chris
     

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