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99% sure she is an EE hen, but her color throws me off.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by taraann81, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009


    She is 5 months old, I thought only roo's were this color? But I'm pretty sure she is a hen.
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Loojs girly to me. Do you have a shot of her tail?
  3. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    The only tail pic I have, very feminine tail, look at her hatch mates very roo-y tail you can see in the background.
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    Yes that's a hen. The majority of EE roosters tend to be white but there are some hens that are white too, like your girl in this case [​IMG]
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    EE pullet. A cockerel of this color will show some color in the shoulders and/or neck and saddle. Also, a cockerel at this age would have saddle feathers anyway. [​IMG]
  6. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

    Oct 6, 2010
    westville ok
    that is a pritty pullet [​IMG]
  7. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2010
    Hillsborough, NC USA
    She sure is pretty! [​IMG]
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I have a hen that looks like her.
  9. SugarDuck

    SugarDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2010
    Lamar, AR.
    I have an EE roo that looks just like her except he is 4 months old. Much larger tail and hackle feathers. Larger and redder comb as well. That is a pretty pullet. Ours was banded as a pullet but turned out differently.
  10. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    I have one just like her (well very similar, mine looked like yours when a bit younger but is darkening up, so yours might as well ), she is now 6 months old.


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