just wondering about an EE and upright tails

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pinksky, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. pinksky

    pinksky Out Of The Brooder

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    I was curious about male vs. female traits. This is all still so new to me, so I have no idea if this is an obvious tell or not...but I have a 3 week old EE chick that has been displaying an upright tail. She is the only one that does this. see photo:
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    Is this a common male trait? Her sister (in back) doesn't do it:
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    Please tell me I'm just being paranoid and all chickens do this regardless of gender.
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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    You're just paranoid! [​IMG]
     
  3. pinksky

    pinksky Out Of The Brooder

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    Whew!
    I'm such a newbie.
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    You just have to remember that EEs are a mix breed. There really isn't a standard. I have some that are shaped like orps, some that are more game-looking with long tails. That's one of the great things about them. [​IMG]
     

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