EE gender--these aren't roo saddle feathers are they? (MORE PIX ADDED)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dancingmama, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. dancingmama

    dancingmama Out Of The Brooder

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    My chick is 7.5 weeks old -- I think she's a she, but I'm no expert! No comb development.... but what do think of the saddle area? She's my sweetest chick.... downright affectionate [​IMG] (MORE PHOTOS ADDED IN SUBSEQUENT POST -- SEE BELOW)
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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    It does look roo-ish- but EEs can be very deceiving! I love the partridge colored ones [​IMG]
     
  3. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet! [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd like to see a comb shot also.
     
  5. dancingmama

    dancingmama Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, here are some more pix, including a comb shot:

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  6. LAFreewayChickens

    LAFreewayChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    The feathers look a lot like the EE I was convinced was a pullet, until he started crowing.

    But the comb doesn't look at all roo-ish to me (smaller and lighter than mine), so you might be safe.
     
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  7. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet
     
  8. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    I think pullet. I have one that looked exactly like that at that age. She lays a big green egg.
     
  9. Catstar68

    Catstar68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet. 95% sure
    But those EEs can fool ya!
     
  10. operator16

    operator16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh I sure hope it's a pullet!!! [​IMG]

    If so, then my favorite EE who looks a lot like that will be one too.... [​IMG] We have a curved tail feather or two and the same look. Good luck! Keep us posted if anything changes like eggs arrive or crowing begins.
     

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