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Hen or Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by taloco, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. taloco

    taloco New Egg

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    This is one of my 6 month old easter egger chickens. At least that is what the sales guy said I was buying. This is our first experience with chickens. Just curious if she is for sure a hen. She does not crow but looks different than the rest of my hens. Thanks for your time!![​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I think that is a cockerel. Sorry.
     
  3. taloco

    taloco New Egg

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    Oh no!! Really?! She is my daughters favorite
    :( What a bummer! Thank you for replying:)
     
  4. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you take any closer pics....don't rule out that she's a he just yet...take some of her face and comb some of the side
     
  5. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your pic is small but I'd say she is a hen..Easter eggers are hard to sex.
    .but she seems to have a single pea comb...
    my pullets had me worried cause they had big tail feathers...but they are all hens...so don't fretjust yet...post some better pics
     
  6. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I have four of this breed...two are very different looking....one is black...and the other has a smooth head but she's huge...they are not recognized because there's no real standard
     
  7. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A better pic would be helpful. The comb is small and pink that paired with the fact that at 6 months and no crowing, leans toward a pullet. It does have large tail feathers but that doesn't always mean roo. This bird looks a lot like my EE hens, they are all so different looking that it is hard to tell. Don't lose hope yet!
     
  8. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful! The tail feathers aren't like my cockerel. My cockerel's saddle feathers are more pointy than that. Could still be hen. :)
     
  9. taloco

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  10. taloco

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    Maybe these pics will help. What do you think?
     

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