Hen or Roo...that is the question.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flynntheduck, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. flynntheduck

    flynntheduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I am still unsure of the sex of this EE. I was told girl when I got it as a chick, then I was told boy about a month ago. Now I'm back to not knowing. It is 14 weeks old is not crowing or even attempting to crow. It makes clucking sounds and peeps. "He" was supposed to go to a new home this weekend but that has been postponed. I need to know if girl or boy before being rehomed. I will keep if its a girl. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doesn't appear to have any sickle feathers, so I'd guess pullet (but EE's are not a breed/mix I'm at all familiar with).
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a pullet, males at that age would have some of the pointy feathers coming in, and would most likely have red patches on the wings, or patchy color. Your EE has a nice even pattern of a pullet.
     
  4. Cyan Night

    Cyan Night Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say pullet. She looks a lot like my girl who's, for a lack of better word, is kind of "manish". My girl has thick legs, large body, a little bit of a patchy color and went through the same situation you are going through. But now at over six months, I know she's a pullet
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  6. islandgirl82

    islandgirl82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say pullet; both the hackle feathers and those at the base of the tail are rounded on the tips whereas they would be pointed on a male and there are no saddle feathers.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You have a pretty Easter Egger pullet. :eek:)
     
  8. flynntheduck

    flynntheduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I've decided to hold on to "her" until we either get an egg or a crow. But after looking at tons of pictures in the EE ways of sexing them thread I am almost certain Peep is a girl :) my kids will be thrilled because it's their favorite.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. And I certainly hope for your kids sake that we are right and she's a pullet. :eek:)
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also thinking pullet. She's very pretty!
     

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