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EE Roo or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by birdlady79, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does my EE look like a pullet? She's suppose to be but her legs are so much thicker than the others and she's taller and bigger.... [​IMG]
     
  2. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Too early to tell. Once feathered, it's much easier.

    BTW, I've had some big, burly EE pullet chicks that stood quite upright and they all turned out to be nice hens. It's not something to worry about in such a young chick.
     
  5. WalkingOnSunshine

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    It's too young to tell. Wait until it has adult feathers and ask again. Most chicks are pretty much impossible to sex before eight weeks or so.
     
  6. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be... but wait. I had a cochin(I know different breed) who was days old and was large and active. I had a gut feeling that she may be a he. Turned out to be a handsome fella. Wait till your are older.
     
  7. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Wait until they are older..maybe 2 or 3 months old. Then we will be able to give a better guess at sex based on comb and feather development. [​IMG]
     
  8. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you... I will wait... Her name is Pearl and she is my least favorite, but she is sweet to the other chicks.... Always running interference when the other chicks get rowdy.... I too have a gut feeling she might really be a he, but we shall see in a few months....
     
  9. debid

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    Probably won't take that long. My mis-sexed male EE was obvious by 3 weeks. I haven't had an EE that couldn't be positively IDed by pattern at 8 weeks. Most of them are really easy.
     
  10. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm completely new to this..., how could you tell?
     

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