What sex is this!?

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

  1. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this Rhode Island Red a Pullet or a Roo! its so much bigger then all the others and the only one with the little fluff feathers on its head, and walks all over everybody, also very skittish alot more then all the others! Its color is darker then the other one we bought too! They are both supposed to be pullets. its 4 wks today!
    Both Are Rhode Island Red
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  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks a bit like a little cockerel. The comb looks rather large and pink for 4 weeks.
     
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  3. dixieland

    dixieland Blue Eggs by the Bushel

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    From this picture I guess --cockerel
     
  4. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    cock-a-doodle-doooooo
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    from those pics it looks like it might turn out to be a roo
     
  6. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It might be a roo but it could still be a hen, it's pretty young to tell.
     
  7. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it still looks like a pullet. If it was a red sex link, then it will be a pullet. My RIR straight runs I got for free at the feed store were easy to tell male from female even at just four weeks. Usually males will be less skittish than females. I call it boisterous because that's the best way to describe it. They're already cock-sure!
     
  8. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't think those are red sex-links. More likely production reds.
     
  9. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    too early to tell - good luck
     
  10. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mother o' chicks72 :

    Quote:I don't think those are red sex-links. More likely production reds.

    I bought them as Rhode Island reds from a Hatchery!​
     

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