RIR Rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Diann88, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. Diann88

    Diann88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all! Do I have a rooster on my hands?
    Thanks! :)
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet maturing slightly more rapidly than her flockmate.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, it looks like you have a Rhode Island Red pullet. She's just maturing faster than your other pullets, and will probably start laying sooner.
     
  4. HanwellChickens

    HanwellChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like my Dorothy [​IMG]
     
  5. nihil

    nihil Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say no. We have a RIR that was supposed to be a pullet and is more and more obviously a rooster. In ours I can see the neck feathers changing now and he developed comb and wattles very early.

    Also I read on this site that if the comb goes back beyond the eyes, then it's a rooster.
     
  6. ghostwolf211

    ghostwolf211 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks identical to my 3 RIR Pullets
     

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