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Is this a male or female?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by K1llSw1tch, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. K1llSw1tch

    K1llSw1tch Out Of The Brooder

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    just curious as to what i got i'm hoping for a pullet, she/he climbs right up on me and likes to sit on my shoulder, i don't know if roosters do/act like that..
    if you need any other pictures id be happy to post some more.
    i think she or he is around 2 1/2 weeks old also its a EasterEgger
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not seeing any roo signs at the moment, except the fact that it's so friendly lol. It's really too young to be sure, re post in 3-4 weeks or so.
     
  3. K1llSw1tch

    K1llSw1tch Out Of The Brooder

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    so roo's tend to be friendlier then hens?
     
  4. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Males ten to be more outgoing. However, don't rely on behavior alone. Wait a few weeks and re post :)
     
  5. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Donrae, I have read that on EE's if the chipmunk stripe does not extend up to top of the head they are usually cockerels. I think this is just a wives tale though.
     
  6. K1llSw1tch

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    ok thank you all :) ill repost in a couple weeks.
     

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