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Male or female EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickiegrrl, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. chickiegrrl

    chickiegrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "She" is 28 weeks old. Her flock mates have been laying eggs for several weeks. She hasn't shown any real rooish signs, other than not laying. We're hoping she's a she. Tell us some good news! My husband says she's lazy, but I don't care. I'll take a lazy Tilly over the alternative.
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  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Female. EE are known to be late layers. Hang in there a little bit longer!
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow she's BEAUTIFUL! Yep, they are notorious for starting late. My girls from the hatchery didn't start laying until 26-30 weeks.

    She just wants to make sure you appreciate those pretty eggs!;)
     
  4. chickiegrrl

    chickiegrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both, great news! Tilly is such a sweet pumpkin. I was going to cry if we had to get rid of her. We can't have roos. I just love her coloring and her beard and muffs!
     
  5. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with the others, she is a pretty EE pullet! My Easter Eggers were one of the last to lay eggs as well. :)
     
  6. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Very pretty EE pullet!
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    She's going to start laying soon looking at the comb. Very pretty girl!
     
  8. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a pullet. Hang in there, I've had some EEs wait until 30 weeks to lay their first eggs.
     
  9. chickiegrrl

    chickiegrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much, everyone, for the complements on Tilly and the egg laying support. I just started to worry because our other girls have been laying for so long! Tilly is my favorite girl. But I don't tell the other girls that. She has a personality that matches her looks, sweet and cute.
     

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