EE, is it a girl or boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tharrell, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just picked up 2 hens, and the lady had some strait run EE's they had hatched out. I picked one up, but I don't know if it's a girl or boy. I don't know how old it is either. Does anyone have any ides on sex and age? These were the best pictures I could get, I didn't want to get too close and scare him/her while it's settling in.
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  2. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd guess about 6-8 weeks.

    And Iam going with hen. Although thats quite a lot of tail feathering...
     
  3. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, what the pp said. Coloring looks pullet, feathering looks roo. 8 weeks would be my guess as well.
     
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  4. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree..not much comb happening there yet for a Roo....but some are late bloomers..lol. But definitely around 8 weeks old.
     
  5. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I agree with the above posters on age & sex - 8 week old pullet
     
  6. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really hope it's a pullet! Our 2 EE's were recently taken by foxes. I was thinking that those tail feathers looked a little suspicious, but maybe they're growing like that because her back end has been plucked by one of the other chickens???
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Probably a pullet but the feathering is looking rooish
     
  8. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  9. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with everyone else on the age I think 8-10 weeks, leaning towards pullet. But I'm no pro on that part.
     
  10. LadyHawk_2006

    LadyHawk_2006 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! I just wanted to know if that particular color has a name. Our EE was eaten by a hawk back in December [​IMG] and she looked just like that. Might be weird but when we get more, I want at least one to be that color, she was just so pretty!

    Thanks!
     

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