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Easter Egger mix

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WildHarmony8, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. WildHarmony8

    WildHarmony8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could anyone help me with the sex of this EE mix? Up until a couple weeks ago I was sure it was a pullet, then it sprouted those 2 long tail feathers. 12 weeks old.[​IMG]

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    In the photo with all of the young EE mixes, it was much more evenly colored like a pullet would be, than the other black/white ones that I'm sure are roosters now. It also is smaller than the other roosters and is more built like a hen. But then those 2 darn tail feathers popped out! Thanks for any help.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm pretty sure that's a pullet.

    EE especially seem to sprout those funky tail feathers as they're doing one of the juvenile molts around this age. Freaks folks out, but they're still ladies and they lose those feathers here soonly.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  4. WildHarmony8

    WildHarmony8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, thank you! It would be most awesome if it's a pullet, since I'm already sure 5 of the 9 chicks are roos, haha!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yeah, you've got a few roos in that first pic. But I'm pretty sure this one is an egger, not a crower. She's very prettily marked, too.
     

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