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Are my EE's pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mom-to-5, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to this and have a mixed backyard flock of 9 that are 10 weeks old. All of them appear to be pullets but I am questioning my two EE's (which were sold to me as Ameraucana's but I'm thinking they are EE's).
    I tried to capture a few pictures of them, can anyone tell me if they think they are pullets, or do I have roos?
    They are the same size as most of the flock. They are the least social but I think that could be a bread thing or just individuality, they are starting to try to roost (which no one else does) but otherwise they don't seem over protective, etc. Their combs are small but their feathers have me guessing.
    Any insight from those more experienced?


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  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, both look like pullets to me [​IMG]

    Welcome to the addictive world of chickens and the BYC! [​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You appear to have two pullets.
     
  4. BarredRock1980

    BarredRock1980 New Egg

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    mine look the same as yours do and they are ladies
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I wonder about the one in the 5th picture.
     
  6. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, this gives me hope. All the others have definite pullet feathering but these two left me a little nervous so to hear everyone else thinks they are pullets leaves me happy!!
    Thank you, thank you!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both EE's look like pullets--that is typical pullet coloring, and I don't see any major rooster characteristics.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those both appear to be female.

    Just as an fyi, at least one looks to have a straight comb, which lessens her chances of laying blue or green eggs. It can be confusing when you think a bird isn't laying, cause all you're getting is brownish eggs.
     
  9. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the comb info and egg coloring...that is nice to know. Although a greenish/blue egg would be nice I'll love these ladies either way :) and now will not think they aren't laying.
    I appreciate all of your experience and knowledge!!!
     

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