6 week old ee's

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NicInNC, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE's are a couple days shy of being 6 weeks old. Can you tell if this one particular one is a pullet or a rooster? I ask because it's comb has started to look a but "chunky". The last picture shows what I'm talking about....

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  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say roo, though the EE's can be undecided on gender for a long time! Good luck and pretty bird!
     
  3. dr_lukanov

    dr_lukanov Out Of The Brooder

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    pullet
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    It's hard to say for sure at this age, but she looks like a pullet to me because of her coloring. I have 3 EE pullets and one of them (the first and only one to lay so far) has a wide comb like yours does (it was wider and pinker than my other two EEs at 7 weeks).

    Two of mine were real easy to sex, but I didn't know for sure that 3rd one was a pullet till she was about 4 months old.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wow... I'm saying roo.
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Do you have a photo of it side by side with other same age birds?
     
  7. mrsgibber

    mrsgibber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, at six weeks they look like a real chicken....lol.....I didn't realize how fast that happens. I'm picking up chicks Friday and they will be four weeks old by then.[​IMG]
     
  8. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    After reading all the posts, I'd say it is definately a pullet or a roo! [​IMG]

    Pretty bird!
     
  9. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Looks girly to me.
     
  10. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say pullet too. [​IMG]
     

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