Can someone identify this beautiful chicken that we call "Snowy"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bibsoconner, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. bibsoconner

    bibsoconner New Egg

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    I just posted about some Easter Egg layers but thought this gal warranted a separate post. My wife bought her as a chick about 4 months ago, but didn't write down the breed. Can someone tell me the species. She's beautiful. We call her "Snowy" for obvious reasons.

    By the way, that's a Plymouth Rock behind her. Also a beautiful breed in my not so humble opinion!
    Dave
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Also an Easter Egger, and I'd guess its a cockerel.
     
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree; EE cockerel. Mary
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    X3 on EE, but I'm actually leaning towards pullet. [​IMG] Such a gorgeous bird!

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  5. bibsoconner

    bibsoconner New Egg

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    Thanks everyone!

    Alex, I sure hope you are right and it's a female. Getting not 1 but 2 males (see my other post) given that they were picked from "Sexed runs" where the probability is 90% of getting a female would be bad luck!

    We got 4 chickens. By my calculations the probability of getting 4 females is (.9)^4 or 65%. That is there is a 35% probability of having 1 or more males. So, two males would be bad luck!

    Thanks,

    Dave
     
  6. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning toward pullet, also. :) Looks very similar to mine that just started laying.
     
  7. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, EE pullet
     
  8. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely an Easter Egger, another month will make the sex obvious to determine.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    At four months, I'd say that's an EE pullet
     

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