Olivia or Oliver?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LuBeans, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. LuBeans

    LuBeans Just Hatched

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    Hi,

    I have a 14 week old olive egger that I'm unsure about. He/she is larger than my other chickens and has always had a more prominent comb.

    Thanks!
    Katy

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Olivia - that coloring is female specific.
     
  3. LuBeans

    LuBeans Just Hatched

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    Thank you! Now I won't spend so much time staring at her trying to decide. [​IMG]
     
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  4. PrettyChickens

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    I think that might be a rooster............
    does the he/she hang out with one of your ladies more than all the others?
    The tuff on the head looks roostery. Do you notice sickles hackles or weak attemps at crowing? Good luck hope this helped[​IMG]
     
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    That is 100% Olivia! She is pretty to! [​IMG]

    The feathers tell the whole story.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Gorgeous Olivia! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Olivia
     
  8. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    Definitely an Olivia! :)
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No doubt there, its a girl. Like junebuggena, that color pattern is female specific.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree that's female. A male bird won't be that color, that's a girl color pattern.

    Love the little crest. Do you know what her background is? I'm wondering if Welsummer x CCL, something like that? Makes a cute little hen, for sure.
     

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