Do you think she is a he???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pattee, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 8 weeks old and when I showed pic's of her others thought she might be he. [​IMG]

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  2. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The EE looks like it could be a boy based on comb but it could ust be an early maturer. Check the back area near the tail, you should be able to lift the back feathers right along where the thigh and back meet if that makes sense, if there are shiny feathers its a boy.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cockerel
     
  4. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    I agree with peeps & monkey
     
  5. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So Ya think MPC had a "brain" burp and sent me a male and not all females like I wanted.... [​IMG]

    Well Crap a doodle do!

    I want a rooster, but he/she is a bantam I believe. The neighbors would be unhappy with me having a rooster....

    AND OH my what would the babies look like?????? [​IMG]
     
  6. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Bantam roosters are not as bad as big rooster for noise.
     
  7. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any idea what those kinds of babies would look like? Polish, Silkie, and Mille. The big chickens are wyandottes and polish's....

    Talk about mutts! [​IMG]
     
  8. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You haven't met my rooster, Tang....
     
  9. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BABIES what about BABIES?????? [​IMG]
     
  10. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    Quote:I don't mean to piggyback on this post, but I have an 8 week old EE with a reddish comb, but only when she/he is excited. Other than that, it is always light orange. The feathers seem blunt around the hackles and I looked for the feathers you mention as another source of roo or hen, but all I see is downy stuff. Am I looking in the wrong spot?
     

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