Pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by neithardt, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. neithardt

    neithardt Out Of The Brooder

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    Bought this arucauna 2 weeks ago. Seller wasn't 100% certain if it was a hen, told I could return if it turned out to be a roo. Has not crowed is being bullied by our 18 month old rsl's, not aggressive and approx 22 weeks old. Thoughts?[​IMG]
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You have a beautiful point of lay Easter Egger pullet.
     
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  3. junebuggena

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pretty Easter egger pullet. Looks like she should be laying any time now, and a good chance for blue or green eggs.
     
  5. neithardt

    neithardt Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Looking forward to some beautifully colored eggs!
     
  6. neithardt

    neithardt Out Of The Brooder

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    Could she possibly lay brown eggs? Hoping for blue or green
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's possible, but green or blue is more likely. In Easter eggers, the pea comb is closely tied to the blue egg gene on the DNA strand, something like a pea comb gives a 97% chance of colored eggs.
     
  8. neithardt

    neithardt Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. DigMyChicks

    DigMyChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 7 EE's...5 lay green, 1 lays blue and 1 lays a light brown
     

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