EE hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChicMommy, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. ChicMommy

    ChicMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my EE Boss, while Boss has not crowed yet there also have been no eggs. Boss is the largest of our EE and I am just unsure as to whether we have a hen or a roo on our hands. Just yesterday Boss did assume the mating position while being pet, squatted down wings slightly out. Boss is the most skittish of our flock but the sheer size of her/him has got me wondering. Boss was born Nov 21st of 2011. Thanks, Jen

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  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thats a girl. looks to be close to laying based on her size and redness of comb. She is also the same age as my pullet who started laying yesterday. Good luck with her. Hope u get lots of eggs
     
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  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet. I have an EE that acts like a bully and bossy. As soon as the dog kennel is free, she is going into time out.
     
  4. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

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    Deffo a pullet

    the feathers are very rounded
     
  5. ChicMommy

    ChicMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everybody! I have been sweating it for about four months, the kids even changed her name from Ester to Boss because of her size and rapid maturity! Cant wait to see the color of her eggs.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    pullet
     
  7. ggrap

    ggrap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think EE males usually stand out early. They are "prettier" and more flashy than the girls.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That color is all girl. She should be laying soon from that comb. Keep in mind, ees can lay shades of brown or pinkish, not just blue or green.
     

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