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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BrattishTaz, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Ok, I have been living in denial about the sex of my chicks long enough. [​IMG] I guess I will start with this one. Please be gentle. [​IMG]

    This EE had been completely scalped by another chick. The feathers on its head have just grown back. It is 16 or 17 weeks old. These are not the best pics.


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  2. violetsky

    violetsky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's a girl :)
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Really???? I hope so!! [​IMG] I had thought it was a girl but then started having doubts. I really didn't want to have to rehome her.
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a hen [​IMG] . Her pattern is the female version of Silver Duckwing. I'm glad that she's recovered.
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Thanks for the replies. [​IMG] Now I have a tricky one. I have this tiny bird who I was told is a silky mix. It has grown a serious beard so I assume it is silkie x EE. Can you tell from these pics if it is a he or she? It is also 16 or 17 weeks old.

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    My DD is holding her in an odd way that made her feathers bunch up.
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  7. Moose The Ameraucana

    Moose The Ameraucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are those saddle feathers on the darkest pullet??? They could be but it might just be the way you are holding her.
     
  8. BrattishTaz

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    Quote:I think it is the way she is holding her.
     
  9. BrattishTaz

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    I'm hoping someone can tell by EE coloring in the second one. I am clueless when it comes to these breeds.
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They are both girls. Boys at that age would already have saddle feathers and MUCH wider/larger combs.
     

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