Is my EE a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NCchickenmommy, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. NCchickenmommy

    NCchickenmommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    This is my first post! I'm totally new to chickens and am hoping you all can help me out with the sex of my EE. I'm hoping "Stormy" is a hen but am afraid she's looking very roo'ish! She doesn't really act like a rooster but she is young. What do you think?

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  2. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo!
     
  3. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His Stance And His Tail Feathers Suggest A Roo.
     
  4. quinkerton

    quinkerton Out Of The Brooder

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    Deffinately a roo! Compare his tailfeather's to another that you know is a hen. He is going to be gorgeous!
     
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  5. undergroundchickens

    undergroundchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I ask where you got your EE's? They are beautiful. I would love to have one or two with those feathers. [​IMG]

    How old are they?
     
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  6. NCchickenmommy

    NCchickenmommy Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Thanks, everyone. I'm afraid I'll have to get rid of him. We live in a neighborhood and I don't want problems with the neighbors. So far everyone has been supportive of my chickens but I don't think they will appreciate crowing!

    undergroundchickens - We got him from a local man we found through craigslist. He raises a wide variety of chickens. "Stormy" caught my eye because of his beautiful coloring. The guy said we could bring back any that were roos. Oh well.

    I "think" he's between 13-15 weeks but I'm really not sure. The guy we got them from had a lot of chickens running all over the place and was getting confused by my MANY questions!!!
     
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  7. speakup4kids

    speakup4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not convinced that is a roo. The EE's I have seen have a more convincing comb than that at that age. I'd still hold out for a pullet on that one. It doesn't shout roo to me.
     
  8. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    I was thinking pullet, too. I have one that looks just like it. I don't really see any sickle feathers....
     
  9. Lorije1

    Lorije1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ~ 13wk old EE roo

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  10. 1_FnkyFrm

    1_FnkyFrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like my 8 week old ee roo..

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