Does size matter for EE cockeral?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marxmail, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. marxmail

    marxmail Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi... I know it's still early but I have one EE that is about 1 1/2 times the size of the rest of my chicks. Florance is about 3 1/2 weeks old and is huge. Any guesses on if Florance should keep her name?
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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to say! if you put her next to another we can compare the size. I have one EE and Silkie cross. all along I thought he is a rooster, but never act like a rooster ! I am still watching " him " grow, He or She is now 5 months old and really HUGE !
    [​IMG]This picture when its under 4 months. I will have to update another picture!
     
  3. kristaleigh

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    She does have some thick legs. Maybe a boy.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    marxmail's bird looks fairly female so far, would love more pictures in a few weeks!

    thebanthams, that bird looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  5. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping its a rooster, but "He " is acting like a lady !
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    OP's bird is a pullet, thebanthams bird is a cockerel.
     
  7. marxmail

    marxmail Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some updated pictures of Florance = 5 weeks. Still looking like a pullet?
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  8. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is 100 percent rooster. Very gentle, He hasnt tried to mate yet and doesnt crow. I wonder why he cant crow? Does any one have a rooster that doesnt crow?
     
  9. thebanthams

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    looking like a girl to me,
     
  10. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Still looks female to me as well.
     

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