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Gender help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 19marvinn, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. 19marvinn

    19marvinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My approx 12 week old Easter egger... any idea what gender??
     
  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a boy to me.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Pullet
     
  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Colorwise, looks like a pullet, bur that long sickle feather says cockerel. So I am scratching my head.
     
  5. flytie

    flytie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in agreement here: the longer feathers sticking up from the tail make me want to tell you it's a boy. However, I can't really see anything else about feathers or color to point to anything but pullet. I'm going to have to settle on saying it's a male, though, just because of that tail. Plus, the way it holds itself just looks very much like how a roo would normally position its body: chest out, tail up. Keep me updated if you find anything new out!
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It''s a pullet - the feather in question is not a sickle feather --- the feathering, comb and overall "type" are all pullet.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That's what I think also. I think she will molt out that feather eventually.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cute little pullet.

    That feather doesn't mean anything, it'll go away.

    A male of this age would be more colorful, leggier, and have a plumper, redder comb.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     

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