Gender help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by drkracker, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. drkracker

    drkracker Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure I have 7 hens but about every day I suspect one of them might be a rooster .... mostly, I'm concerned about the silver one, "Nicky". She is bigger and carries herself differently. Longer neck, thicker legs.... but, at about 17 weeks she would already look more like a rooster (?)[​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. drkracker

    drkracker Out Of The Brooder

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    Also, I keep looking at "feather patterns", etc. and have done some research but I think I've looked at them all so much it has just gotten more confusing! lol
     
  3. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, other than the silver one, looks like all hens. I would keep an eye out, it looked like a hen until I saw those two little sickle-like feathers. Easter eggers are usually easy to tell at this age because roosters get patches of brick-red feathers on their shoulders.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're all pullets [​IMG]. She's probably going to be the first to lay, but she's all girl.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets to me.
     
  6. drkracker

    drkracker Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! :) I have three EEs and the other two seem a lot smaller and just carry themselves differently. It would be awesome if all seven are hens :) Hopefully, there will be eggs soon and there will be no more suspicion! [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like pullets to me, too.
     

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