Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mosomers, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. mosomers

    mosomers In the Brooder

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    I'm very new to chickens so please excuse my ignorance. I bought an EE hen the other day whom the seller said should start laying any day. But the more I look at those long iridescent tail feathers, the more I'm thinking "she" is actually a "he." Am I right? [​IMG]
     
  2. emma p

    emma p Songster

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    Looks suspiciously like a he... I think I would be less surprised to hear a crow then see a egg. I am going with boy, however I do not own this breed so I would wait to get some more input.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Thats a Cockerel.
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    It's a cockerel. contact the owner and have them make it right for you.
     
  6. mosomers

    mosomers In the Brooder

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    She wants to trade. I didn't really like her other EE. :/ Not sure what to do.....
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I'd advise to get pictures of any bird you propose to get from her and post them on here before you agree to anything. Since the seller either doesn't know a male from a female, or is purposefully deceiving you, I'd get the group approval before bringing another bird in.
     
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