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EE: Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JFreeman, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    My little EE from Murray McMurray Hatchery is now 10 1/2 weeks old. I thought it may be hen, but the tail and saddle feathers are a little long and pointy... Do you think my Bandit could still be a hen, or is it a definite roo?

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Bandit is a cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  3. RedPulletMama

    RedPulletMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, he's a cockerel alright [​IMG]
     
  4. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel
     
  5. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pffth... Oh well.[​IMG] My mom has some Ameraucana hens I was planning to breed him to when he gets old enough.
     
  6. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you for the replies. :) My suspicions are simply confirmed.
     
  7. wendychicklawyr

    wendychicklawyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had the same question 2 EEs and I can see a noticeable difference in the combs ..urs is way redder ..I'm sure mine are pullets now ..he's a beauty tho
     
  8. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I saw your pictures. They are very pretty, and I agree. I think they are pullets also. :)
     
  9. wendychicklawyr

    wendychicklawyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww thx..I don't want Roos right now only on 5 acres .. Someday tho they are gorgeous
     

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