Does Phoebe need a name change?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AZSummer, May 24, 2011.

  1. AZSummer

    AZSummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm completely new to chickens. "Phoebe" is an 8-week-old EE and sold as a sexed pullet. Well, a week or so ago her comb turned bright red. Her legs look thick to me, but what do I know? She doesn't have any saddle feathers yet and so far no crowing (knock on wood). Overall, "she" is pretty laid back.

    I'm sorry about the quality of the face shots. We just couldn't get the camera to focus on the bird.

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    (The thumbnails do link to slightly bigger pictures. If the pictures are too small, please let me know and I'll upload larger ones.)
     
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    EEs are very hard to sex. I would give it a little more time.....
     
  3. kera!

    kera! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Needs a name change..[​IMG]
     
  4. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, but I've had two EE roos look like that.
     
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  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would suggest Phillip.
     
  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Phoebe is a he.
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, you better pick a more manly name.
     
  8. AZSummer

    AZSummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, all. That's what I was afraid of.

    So far he's been very gentle. A couple of my hens are more aggressive. But he needs to keep quiet if he's going to stay; I'm in the city.
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

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    Looks like a roo
     

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