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RIR- Roos or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Smoky73, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    I have these three RIR that I hatched from Exhibition birds. I know that sometimes, the hatchery ones are different than the good quality ones, like color and such, but wasnt for sure on comb development.
    Anyway, the guy I got them from says he can't realy tell sex till older as they all get somewhat of a comb early on, even the females.
    I have been told this by people who have hatchery ones as well.

    These are either all boys or all girls. They are about 2 months old now. Have never had any before.

    Any ideas?

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  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I think you are looking at all pullets!!






    edited to add: I have a RIR that is about 2 months old and you can tell that he is very much a roo.
     
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  3. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    Gorgeous birds!

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  4. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like girls to me!
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Look like all pullets to me....
     
  6. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    I agree, girlies [​IMG]
     
  7. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    Wow, that would be great! I would be getting rid of them if they were boys so the fact that they are girls would be wonderful. I might show one or two, but not going to breed them but they are great birds, so friendly, never had large fowl this friendly!
     
  8. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    Quote:I have 3 of them and besides my Buff O's, I love them. I have heard they are great layers and very hardy too.
     

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