EE- roo or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristip, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I have posted here throughout the growth of this chick and it still has me perplexed- I wont tell you previous results until later. The comb has been pretty red for about 3 weeks now. it is about 18/19 weeks old. Those tail feather have me stumped. Sometimes they look girly and other times like a roo. please advise

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  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I am saying pullet. [​IMG]
     
  3. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coloring looks girly. [​IMG]
     
  4. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullet
     
  5. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the tail being floppy does not look rooish???
     
  6. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are no saddle feathers so I'm saying a pullet. I have a 12 week old EE hen that looks the same. I'll have to take a picture and post it for you. She is a cutie for sure [​IMG]
     
  7. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    My EE pullet looks almost identical. So I'll vote girl on yours!
     
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  8. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

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    at 18-19 weeks, there should be shiny very very pointy feathers on her, she is colored much like a girl and should she be a boy her comb and wattles would be more developed at that age. i most definately vote girl. I think you have a pretty EE hen.

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    See the really orange shiny feathers on my boy? That is the saddle feathers, maybe you just got lucky with a girl with a pretty tail!
     
  9. andalusn

    andalusn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Time will be the master on the subject but my initial opinion is pullet, looks very hen like in appearance by the pictures.
     
  10. LoreenH

    LoreenH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my 2 EE pullets....Rosie (left) and Stella, they are 12 weeks in that pic. I thought for sure Rosie was a roo but everyone has told me she's a pullet [​IMG]

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