Please tell me this is a hen!!!! PuuuuuhLEEAASSEEE!!!! 4 pictures

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenWendy, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. ChickenWendy

    ChickenWendy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am hoping this chicken is a hen. she is 14 weeks old. she is sweet and my daughter calls her blondie. i will be sorely disappointed if she is a he as i already have an EE rooster named elvis - who we adore also. this is the only EE hen we have. plus i had to finally put down a very mean rooster today so the daughter in the picture could actually play with the chickens and if this is a he, i think she might get a bit freaked out. but i told her if she is friendly with them they should be ok!! Help.


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  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    It's a hen
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  4. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    big fat hen
     
  5. ChickenWendy

    ChickenWendy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YEAH!!!!! OH I AM SO HAPPY!!! YES! YES! YES!!!!

    THANKS YOU ALL SO MUCH!!!!
     
  6. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Can you take a close up picture of the neck feathers. Some of them seem awful glossy. It does look like a hen, but the shiny feathers on the neck in the last picture are somewhat suspicious.

    If it is a roo, the new feathers coming in on the neck will be shiny and pointy; also check the saddle area also. Could be a late developing roo... and I could be wrong.
     
  7. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definitely a pullet. comb would be darker, even in a late bloomer
     
  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Pullet. [​IMG]
     
  9. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet, she looks just like my girl Perry who just did the eggs squat 2 days ago! [​IMG]
     
  10. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like one of my EE gals.

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