RIR roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lexielou623, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. lexielou623

    lexielou623 Out Of The Brooder

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    I did not get these as day olds like my others so I can only estimate the age at 6-8 weeks. But I have a feeling this one might be a roo?? Can anyone give me an opinion?

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the size and redness of its comb and wattles at only 6-8 weeks, I think you have a cockerel.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree
     
  4. lexielou623

    lexielou623 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a feeling. [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel, too.
     
  6. lexielou623

    lexielou623 Out Of The Brooder

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    Update: she's a hen!!! Just an early developer I guess!!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for posting. It further illustrates the difficulties of sexing chicks at those young ages. :eek:)
     

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