9 week old ee, is she or isn't she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rgraf, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. rgraf

    rgraf Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my beautiful 9 week old ee Snowy. Is she a she or is she a he?

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    She's the most camera shy so I hope you can tell. Thanks!
     
  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet, roos can't come in that color. She's very pretty!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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  4. rgraf

    rgraf Out Of The Brooder

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    Great! Thank you.
     
  5. mboreham1

    mboreham1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not to hijack the post, can you explain why roo's dont come in that color?

    thanks
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure how to explain it, I'm sure Illa will.

    But if you look at other colors like partridge, red pyle, wheaton, etc., the males and females color out differently, but they are the same color genetically. Roosters almost never come in pastel colors, thier colors are more vibrant and shiny.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Roosters can come in pastel colors, but, if a rooster was the same color as that hen (genetically) He'd have a red head, red shoulders, and the rest of his body would be gleaming white. His breast might have flecks of red, but, overall the bird will be white. The red will truly be a nice showy red, or possibly a good orange.
     

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