Is it a boy or girl EE if that's what it is

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ray676, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. ray676

    ray676 New Egg

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    I have a chicken that I think is an easter egger. I'm hoping for a boy but I don't know what to look for. I thought it was a girl but it guards the eggs of the others and has very long tale feathers. It got in a nest with a hen. It's 20 weeks old about and still hasn't laced an egg like the others but also hasn't crowed. Thank you for your help[​IMG]
     
  2. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Can you have a pic closer to the chicken? I do say it looks like a hen.
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a pullet
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That's a pullet - at 20 weeks she is really just at the point where you should start to look for eggs from her (my EEs were among the last to start laying and were 22-23 weeks). The good news is, if you really want a roo you can usually find tons of them available this time of year as all the folks that have bought chicks in the spring are ready to be rid of the surprise males.
     
  5. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    I have a couple EE cockerels you can have! Yours is a pullet like the OP have stated. Her color and the pretty pattern, is a girl trait for EE!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You have an Easter Egger pullet.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, you have an Easter Egger pullet.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree you have a pullet.

    If you're anywhere close to me, I have plenty of gorgeous cockerels that would love new homes [​IMG]
     

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