Too Early? 4 weeks old RIR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ceeceeholt, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Man, these babies are growning big. The one in question seems very "regal". Very friendly, but always "on watch" looking out for the others. I tried getting the best pics I could, but I was just wondering if anyone thought he/she was a boy! They said 90% that they were all girls. Thanks for looking and they are cute!!! Moving to the big girl coop this weekend!!!

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    Added the black ones - Ike and Tina just cuz they're so cute! [​IMG]

    Thank you all!
     
  2. jasmtnljj

    jasmtnljj Out Of The Brooder

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    at this age i mostly look for the color differences in combs. I cannot see that in your pics cause the flash seemed to brighten it up too much (or just too much light exposure) I have some mixed breeds that are about 6 weeks old and i can tell very well which is pullet vs roo but it was iffy back at 4 weeks
     
  3. Mama Kay W

    Mama Kay W Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me, I have 4 RIR they are about 12 weeks old one of mine is a roo, and that looks like my hens. By 4 weeks old mine had a very large red comb, that one looks very small and yellow. [​IMG]
     

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