Hen? Breed mix?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RobynD, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. RobynD

    RobynD Out Of The Brooder

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    This chick is 14 weeks old. We had said several weeks back that she was a hen. I'm only questioning because she is so big! It doesn't show here, but she dwarfs the other chicks the same age. So is she still a hen? And if so any thoughts on breed mix?

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She's a pullet.
     
  3. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    i agree, pullet but i dont know the breed
     
  4. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like the typical Easter Egger pullet coloring. Though she is lacking a beard and green legs.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen for sure. You won't find a male chicken colored like her. I'm not sure on the breed, though.
     
  6. RobynD

    RobynD Out Of The Brooder

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    Well that's interesting, that roos don't have this coloring! Hen it is!

    Well, girls 9, boys 1! Poor boy will have to leave soon :( No Roosters allowed here.

    Thanks everybody!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree, hen. It's true, you won't see a rooster that color. She does have the classic Easter egger look, but without the beard/muffs and dark legs. She could be an ee mix, I can't see her comb really well but it doesn't look like a straight comb so she may have a chance of laying colored eggs for you.
     

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