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EE roo or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JodyJo, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    I have 3 8 week olds, I know the 2 lighter ones are pullets, what about the darker one?
    I am leaning toward pullet...they were all supposed to be...what say you?

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  2. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Pullet is my guess.
     
  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    i lean towards pullet but idk
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    <3ChickenForever :

    Pullet is my guess.

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  5. BrownSheep

    BrownSheep Chirping

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    Pullet, from what I understand EE roos have three rows on his comb.
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    Yep, pullet (Easter Eggers can be sexed by color). [​IMG]
     
  7. bloom_ss

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    I have two girls that are looking like the dark one. They are 7 weeks old. I also have 4 that look like the lighter ones you have. [​IMG]
     

  8. smarquis86

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    pullet is my guess
     
  9. JodyJo

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    Quote:yes, this I do know...this one threw me off though...the only one in the pen when I got the other two...thanks everyone!
    My EE roos, both have the rust coloring on the shoulders...
    Is there any other coloring I am not aware of?
     
  10. Pele

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    Nice chocolate colored hen!

    And you've got down the big gender color hint, noting the rust coloration. You can take that one step further with other colors as well though. Male EEs will have bleeding of color into their wing-bow that will match the dominant color on their chest. This is something to watch for in black and white birds.
     

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