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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jtr, May 6, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 10 RIR pullets 5 weeks ago, one of them is different and i think it is going to be a rooster. It has a much bigger comb and a shorter tail that wasnt straight. it is aslo a diffrent color. so will you help me i need to know
     
  2. Erica

    Erica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi jtr, is it possible to put up a photo?
    It does sound possibly a boy, but then again it might be a different breed. If it's rir it shouldn't be a markedly different colour to the others.
    cheers
    Erica
     
  3. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read somewhere recently that RIR hens all have a dark stripe in their head.
     
  4. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant get a pic but i know that it is the same breed because they all looked exactly the same when they were a week old
     
  5. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Does it have a stripe on its head?
     
  6. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know it is to old it has color in the comb and starting to get feathers on head
     

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