Easter egger hen or rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 7iluvanimals, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. 7iluvanimals

    7iluvanimals Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this easter egger a hen or rooster?
    I know her(hopefully) feathers on her back are plucked from the others we are working on that we have given them more room.

    We are hoping that she isn't a rooster because we already have a American gamefowl rooster.

    She was born on June 24th
     
  2. You have a hen.
     
  3. Bryce243

    Bryce243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can u tell its a hen
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The color.
     
  5. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say rooster based on leg thickness.
     
  6. 7iluvanimals

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    Here is another picture of Bubbles (his/her name).
    She was younger and wasn't being picked on yet
     
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  7. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    based on this, I would say rooster. Even though the red patches I was looking for arent there, comb, legs, and tail say rooster.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm guessing pullet.
     
  9. 7iluvanimals

    7iluvanimals Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm really REALLY hoping Bubbles is a pullet because we have an American gamefowl rooster and they attack other roosters.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think it is a pullet. The comb has only one row, the coloring isn't patchy, there is no red on the wing bow, there are no pointy saddle/hackle feathers, and the overall color pattern is pullety. In contrast, a cockerel would often (not always) have red on the wing, have a patchy appearance, have a larger, three-rowed comb, and have pointed saddle and hackle feathers.
     

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