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RIR Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gvnam, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chirping

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    My RIR. I've been wondering if it is a roo or hen. My money is on roo, but I wanted to see what you all think. [​IMG]

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  2. Blue Ninja

    Blue Ninja In the Brooder

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    Hen
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    Yes, looks like a hen to me as well.
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    I say hen too. I don't see any saddle or hackle feathers.
     
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  5. birdherder

    birdherder In the Brooder

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    i say roo. i see beginning saddle feathers and hackle are very pronounced. roo is my bet.
     
  6. dadezbombz

    dadezbombz Hatching

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    We have RIRs and they all are hens, and look just like yours [​IMG] I'd say hen too!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How old is it? I'm leaning toward roo, but age will help.
     

  8. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    i think hen
     
  9. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    Hen [​IMG]
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    How old is the bird? Don't cull yet, but I lean towards cockerel.
     

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