New to chickens. Gender ID help please.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jwyles, May 8, 2017.

  1. jwyles

    jwyles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will someone please give their opinion on my EE chick's gender? 5 weeks old. Thank you.
     
  2. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Little young to be definite, but to me it currently looks like a pullet.
     
  4. jwyles

    jwyles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so the verdict is still out on ole Petunia/ Petey! Thank y'all for replying. I honestly thought I'd posted incorrectly as I'm new to forum chat so now I know! Looking forward to more responses.

    Also just throwing this out there but I have 2 other EE the same age and this one is more dominant and pushy, larger and has a larger redder comb than both of them. However they are from different hatcheries so that may make a difference. Do they mature differently from different hatcheries?
     
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  5. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You never know lol. Just haft to keep an eye on its comb and see if it gets any redder.
     
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    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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