What kind and what sex is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KHoward, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    This is my two week old chick that I got in my "rainbow layer" pack. There was one "bonus" chick so she may be a "he", but other than that, what breed is this? By the way, she is already twice as tall as any of the other 15 chicks, so my money is on "he".

    Thoughts?
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    What hatchery did you get it from? It looks like it could be a Rhode Island Red or a New Hampshire Red, or some sort of "Production Red".
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It does looks like a male right now with that comb and stance. What color was it as a chick and which hatchery did you get it from? Agree it looks like some sort of red production type bird, but the color on the wings is interesting.
     
  4. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got it from McMurray and it was a ginger/yellow. We got two, the other one is starting to get some colors on the wings too but not as much as this one and she is half the size of this one.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    From McM I'd second the NHR on that one so far. Some of their NHR hens have been pretty big, so while it definitely does look like a baby roo right now I wouldn't totally give up.
     
  6. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I wanted to give an update on Gigi (short for Gigantor), who is now 5 months old. Though she is about as big as Clifford the Big Red Dog, she is a "she". She is absolutely enormous, and super sweet. She is definitely a NHR as well.

    Thanks everyone!

    I will post a photo tomorrow.
     
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  7. Nana D

    Nana D Out Of The Brooder

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    Your handsome baby chick looks like a he..
     
  8. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't wait to see the new pics!
     
  9. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is Gigantor, aka "Gigi" at five months and her original posting at two weeks:
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    Thanks again everyone!
     
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  10. BantamLover21

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    She turned into a nice-looking hen. [​IMG]
     

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