RIR What Gender are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sherloki, May 27, 2016.

  1. Sherloki

    Sherloki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new to raising chickens, and ended up getting 9 chick, 2 of which are RIR from a straight run bin at Tractor Supply. Any opinions on gender would help.

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    Red #2
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I think you have two lovely pullets:)!
     
  3. Sherloki

    Sherloki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wooh! That's great to hear. The dark tail feathers had me worried.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Dark tail feathers? You mean becasue the are black tipped?
     
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  5. Sherloki

    Sherloki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I didn't realize that all Reds have black tips on tails, and I was afraid that this meant that they were probably roos.
     
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  6. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are pullets. :)
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both my RIR pullets got black tail feathering, we're going but the comb & wattle size/color
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  8. Sherloki

    Sherloki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok cool! Very happy that they're both pullets, I wouldn't want to have to get rid of them.
     

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