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22 wk - EE... hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JMPE, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. JMPE

    JMPE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is one of my EEs, Ester. She is 22 weeks old, and her questionable gender stresses me out. [​IMG] Yes, she has a lot of curvy feathers near her rump, but they are very rounded. She also has a long feathers in the cape/hackle area, but not pointier than my other hens (just longer). I'd like to think she's just fancy. She's shy but totally docile when handled. I know EEs are slow to mature, but the wait is painful.

    So, hen or roo?

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    Thanks for taking yet another look at my stinkin' bird! [​IMG]
     
  2. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet:)
     
  3. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    At 22 weeks and no comb growth at all I am gonna guess pullet. Beautiful coloring though.
     
  4. KelliV

    KelliV Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a pullet to me! [​IMG]
     
  5. doublebow

    doublebow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very pretty!
     
  6. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Pwetty pullet!
     
  7. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet no doubt!! I have some roos and one hen and that is def a girl!!
     
  8. JMPE

    JMPE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yippy!

    I think my other EE, Bonnie, is even prettier, and since she was jealous of Ester getting all the attention...

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    Thanks everyone! This is the best group of folks (and not just 'cause you told me what I wanted to hear).
     
  9. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Pretty girl! [​IMG]
     
  10. cristina33

    cristina33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl ! Pretty too
     

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