What gender? 5 week old RIR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ColoredEggHome, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. ColoredEggHome

    ColoredEggHome Out Of The Brooder

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    This is nugget. I am hoping that she is a she and not a he. What do you think?
    (First time posting pix on the boards... hope it works)

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  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    If the comb keeps growing tall it's a boy. Good luck.
     
  3. Larkspur88

    Larkspur88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm. I'm going to go with a boy. Five weeks seems to be the key age I've noticed when waddles and combs start really developing on my chickens. In a week take another photo and compare and if you see a big change then you know you definitely have a boy. Looks like my boy did though when I first started letting him outdoors.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'd love to see it's legs. but at five weeks, I'm thinking roo.
     
  5. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to agree with everyone. Looking to be a roo.
     
  6. ColoredEggHome

    ColoredEggHome Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your responses. I'll try to get a picture of the legs tomorrow. This is my only RIR so I don't really have anyone else to compare it to. I have 2 Barred Rocks and 2 Tetra Tints and this little one (who happens to be my favorite.) Very friendly and is the youngest of my flock. I'll post more pictures tomorrow.
    -K
     
  7. Lexis1322

    Lexis1322 New Egg

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    I look forward to seeing your next picture of your RIR! I have six RIR and I'm worried that I have 3 baby roos. I love them all and I don't want to have to rehome.
     

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