9 week old ~ pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sgtmom52, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Help me out with this 9 week old. It's comb is almost nonexistent but I'm not sure if it is a she or a he!




    I'm hoping for a pullet.

    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  2. macmama

    macmama Songster

    Apr 9, 2010
    Gilbert AZ
    Well I'm a COMPLETE newbie but I'd definitely guess pullet. I'd think any 9-week old roo would have SOME type of red showing... and yours doesn't. I'm sure somebody that knows what he/she is talking about will chime in soon. [​IMG]
  3. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I say female because I have the SAME markings on one of mine that was supposed to be a pullet.....well he started crowing a few weeks ago, (literally looks identical to yours-wish I had a pic) and his comb is much more defined than yours...I def. think that you have a pullet there....Congrats!
  4. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    Looks like an Ameraucauna Pullet to me... [​IMG]
  5. patman75

    patman75 Songster 9 Years

    I thought you some how got a picture of my EE that I'm going back and forth on. They look identical.

    here is what I'm seeing with yours and mine,

    Possible roo
    Saddle feathers look rooish
    Tail feathers are curling at end
    very small spur (mine)

    Possible pullet
    no red in comb or wattles
    legs are thin (mine)
    Doesn't act like a roo (mine)

    I still dont know. I will just watch and wait for an expert to chime in. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. Sphinx

    Sphinx Songster

    May 10, 2010
    I am also a newbie, but I think it looks like a pullet.
  7. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Thanks everyone ~ I have my fingers crossed for a pullet, I keep thinking some of those feathers look a little rooish. I'm not sure what breeds may be in her as there the person I got her from had a mix pen with an EE roo.
  8. It's a pullet.

    Very pretty bird. What is it?
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2010
  9. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    Flemington, NJ
    I know the EE are slower to mature. Their combs don't come in for a very long time. Very slowly pullet or cockerel.

    Good luck! He/she is gorgeous!
  10. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    my guess would be a silver laced wyandotte x EE
    last pic, comb IS red, tailfeathers are pretty long and there is some rust color coming through(will probably show on the shoulders soon too), you won't see the sickle feathers for a few more weeks

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