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Sexing 5 week old rir

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by devouston, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. devouston

    devouston New Egg

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    Hi everyone! I was just wondering if anyone had an idea of the gender of my 5 week old rir.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Is there any wattle development going on? The angle of the photo makes that impossible to see as well as obscures to a point the comb as far as getting a good idea of color.
    What you have is a "production" bred rhode island red -- so a production red, a true RIR would be a much darker red color.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. devouston

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    Its my first time raising chicks. Let me get another pic for you. I dont really see a lot of wattle development but i have nothing to compare her to. She is a bully though. Lol Her comb is much more pink in color than what my camera is showing and in the last couple days has grown a lot.
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  5. tmeans82

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    Can someone tell me if these are hens[​IMG]
     
  6. nposluszny

    nposluszny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That one looks identical to my production RIR "girls", I'm waiting a bit to post their photos but I'm pretty sure they're all girls for now. I'm gonna follow this, lol. They are so much fun so far, don't know why I didn't get chickens sooner.[​IMG]
     
  7. hellbell80

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    These are my 5 week RIR not sure of the sex yet but i reckon both are males. The first 2 pics are the one and the 3/4th are the 2nd chick. Very scraggy lol. Hopefully not males but.slow on the feathers comb quite big on both. And also big thick legs
     

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