13 week old EE: pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Duluth Chickens, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. Duluth Chickens

    Duluth Chickens New Egg

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    Hey everyone! Do any of you have any idea if this EE is a pullet or a roo? I have been certain that "she" was a pullet, but her comb and wattles have gotten markedly bigger and redder in the last two weeks. She is definitely the queen bee around the run and makes sure the other girls get into the coop at bedtime, leads them around the backyard when we let them out, and just now charged at my son when he got too close to the other girls for "her" comfort. I'm still leaning toward a pullet, an especially dominant one, but still a pullet. Here are a couple pics:

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    Thanks!
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    That's a pullet, but it's not an EE. That's a straight up mixed breed.
     
  3. Duluth Chickens

    Duluth Chickens New Egg

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    Guess that settles that! [​IMG] A little disappointing, I was hoping for blue eggs... Oh well! Any idea what breeds might've gone into the mix? Thanks!
     
  4. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the coop
    Maybe part EE?
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree that's a female, and doesn't look like it has any EE blood to me. Straight comb, yellow legs, clean face, rounded dual purpose body shape, that coloring......none says EE. She'll probably lay nice soft brown eggs.
     
  6. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a hen, and it looks like some sort of mixed breed. Reminds me of a columbian wyandotte, but that breed has a different comb.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If you got her from a feed store, could be a Dixie Rainbow/Pioneer.
     
  8. Duluth Chickens

    Duluth Chickens New Egg

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    Interesting, I've never heard of a Dixie Rainbow or Pioneer. But then again I'm new to this! What are those?
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    ditto
     

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