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EE Pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kelsieann124, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been trying to do research but I jut can't figure this one out! "She" is 6 weeks. Thank you in advance!
     
  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think pullet
     
  3. Chicken Bee

    Chicken Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet. Very similar looking to one of my old EE hens.

    Edit: Did not notice the red tint on the shoulders at first glance. Now more undecided. Post again in a couple weeks, it will be more clear then.
     
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  4. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm seeing a bit of comb development and looks like it might be pinking up, plus darker red coming in on the shoulder. This one might be a cockerel.
     
  6. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    The darker red seemed like it's more on the breast, not the shoulders to me, but I don't know.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Red on the breast means absolutely nothing when it comes to Easter Eggers. I've had plenty of cockerels that looked like pullets at 6 weeks, red chests and all, only for them to be very obvious cockerels at 8 weeks old.
     
  8. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to guess, I'd give it 2 more weeks, the red coloring of the bird makes it hard to judge when looking at its wings\shoulders. Slight patch of red there but not enough to give it away as a cockerel or pullet yet.

    But if I had to guess, I'd lean more towards pullet at the moment.
     
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  9. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    All I was saying was that I didn't see any red on the shoulders, I only saw it on the breast. That's all.
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    i'm thinking pullet, but I could be wrong.
     

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