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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 In 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)
    Thanks!

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    Last edited: Jul 7, 2010
  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 Songster

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    Pullet! [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

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

    dancingmama In the Brooder

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

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  6. 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.
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2010
  7. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Songster

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    pullet
     
  8. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

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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 Songster

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

    operator16 Songster

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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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