What sex is my Rose Comb Rhode Island Red?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by herechickchick, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Boy or Girl?

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  2. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    i think see the hint of a spir in the shadow of the first pic, cant really say though, try posting a side pic of the bird.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Spurs don't develop on cockerels till about eight months old or older. That bump you see is on both boys and girls. The comb seems to be pinkening up toward the back. Are the legs particularly thick, Adam? That's one way I could tell with my RIRs the last time.
     
  4. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    The legs are not any thicker than anyone else's. The comb is getting a little pink at the top, you are right.
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Very nice color. Looks about three weeks old. I don't see any wattles so could be a pullet. My cockerals at that age tend to be much taller than the girsl
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Not totally sure on this one, but I will guess pullet.
     
  7. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I am going to take more photos of this one and post them tomorrow. Julie is this one is a boy I will want some more eggs when you get back from vacation and are all settled in. [​IMG]
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    We will see what we can do. I thougt that color looked like one of my chicks.
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Adam, I keep looking at this one, and I just can't make up my mind. Could definitely go either way, but the legs don't look really thick, like the cockerel I hatched from Julie's eggs last year. Possibly a pullet there.
     
  10. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Quote:[​IMG] of course it is one of yours! and a true stunner so far, NOTHING like a hatchery RIR, so beautiful.
     

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