My EE barely has a tail, Male of female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crash0330, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This little guy or girl barely has a tail and is smaller than all of my other pullets, is he a boy or girl?
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  2. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age?
     
  3. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 Weeks old
     
  4. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a boy to me.
     
  5. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 8 weeks some of my pullets had some pink to their combs and curved tail feathers.

    This one could go either way, need to give it a few more weeks! [​IMG]
     
  6. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dunno about sex - but is that really an EE? I have some splash Ams that look just like that. I guess I can't tell your chick's leg colors...
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Where did you get it? It does seem to be a splash Ameraucana, not an EE. Leg color is right.
     
  8. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/she came from Cackle Hatchery, so it has to be an EE, its legs are blue its the only one out of 5 that I ordered with blue legs and small tail, the other ones are just regular EE's
     
  9. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt it Cackle hatchery has pure bred Ameraucanas, at first I thought maybe an Araucana cuz he/she didnt showed a tail for a long time.
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, if it's from Cackle, I'd say EE, but it could pass for an Ameraucana from the pics. If the comb is that red at 8 weeks, I'd say male.
     

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