Is this a rooster or a hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SandsChicks04, May 30, 2016.

  1. SandsChicks04

    SandsChicks04 New Egg

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    Our chicken is almost 12 weeks old. He/She is an americana and we have been trying to figure out what gender it is. Can anyone help?? Thanks.

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    At 12 weeks, I think it is a pullet.

    While you have some auburn coming in here and there, it is not a red block on the wings.

    Feathers look rounded in the photo, and the comb is still small and mostly pale.

    A rooster by 12 weeks would have a redder comb and more blotchy coloring.

    I'd wait a few more weeks to make a definite call, but I think you've got an Easter Egger girl.

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  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is a girl, but very long-legged like a boy.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Looks like an Easter Egger pullet.
     
  5. SandsChicks04

    SandsChicks04 New Egg

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    Thanks to all who replied! We were convinced it was a rooster - guessed wrong :)
     

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