male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 7chickeneggs, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. 7chickeneggs

    7chickeneggs New Egg

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    I have a ~8 week old Ameraucana chicken (I guess it may be an Easter Egger) which I am not sure is a male or female. I bought it at a feed store which only sells female chicks, but I know this is not 100% guaranteed. The chicken is friendly, gets along with my other chickens, has not tried to crow, and I don't see any saddle or hackle feathers. When I look closely at the comb, it seems to be a tiny bit wider (2 tiny rows flanking the middle comb) than my other Ameraucana chicken, but it's not very red, and the wattle hasn't really started growing yet. I know Ameraucana/Easter Egger chickens can be difficult to sex due to their pea combs. I appreciate your help/input!
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your bird looks like a pullet to me. And yes, it is an Easter Egger instead of an Ameraucana.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cute little EE pullet.
     
  4. rides2far

    rides2far Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my little EE pullet, Pip. She's a cutie!
     
  5. 7chickeneggs

    7chickeneggs New Egg

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    Thanks, everyone! Whew, I'm glad it's a she. She's one of my favorites.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. :eek:)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very pretty ee pullet
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    EE pullet
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Easter Egger pullet.
     
  10. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also agree. :)
     

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