Gender??? **More pics added on pg. 3***

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teapot10, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. teapot10

    teapot10 Out Of The Brooder

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    So a few of you told me when I got this chick that he/she was an Easter Egger/Silkie cross. The first photo was at just a few days old and the other photos are now...about 8 weeks old...any guesses as to the gender? I'm new to the chicken world so don't know what to look for. He/she was in a bin marked "straight run exotics"...REAL helpful...lol

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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Those are big waddles for 8 weeks old. That tells me roo-but it still looks girly.

    Not helpful, I know. [​IMG]
     
  3. teapot10

    teapot10 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just looked at my calendar...he/she is was 7 weeks yesterday...not sure if that helps any or not [​IMG]
     
  4. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Then I vote boy. It looks like there are saddle feathers coming in. The tail looks a little "jaunty" to me...

    Before the BYC folks tease me for my fanciful vocabulary : jaunty: dapper, dashing, natty, raffish, rakish

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  5. Farmer_Dan

    Farmer_Dan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting and different looking bird. Very cool!

    Boy ? Girl ? hard to tell for me. Looks like a masculine pose there & a bit of a comb developing but light in color. Tail feathers are different lengths....

    seems that the signs are pointing to a boy, but I'm certainly no expert.
     
  6. teapot10

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    ok Laree...enlighten a chicken newbie..."saddle feathers"??? and "jaunty" What should I be looking for on this and my others to help clarify gender?

    Thank you in advance for baby talking to me [​IMG]
     
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Thank you for the picture...very helpful.
     
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    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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  10. teapot10

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    Quote:I literally chuckled outloud at "future jauntiness"...too funny [​IMG]
     

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