Very aggressive 8 week old EE...could she be a he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teapot10, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. teapot10

    teapot10 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I have 11 EE's, 11 SLW, 3 Golden Sex Links, 2 Brit reds, a White Crested Black Polish and an EE/Silkie cross. I was told that all the EE's and all the SLW's were female when I purchased them, they are all relatively the same age...maybe 1 week difference at the most.

    However, one of the EE's is VERY aggressive and territorial. Is there any chance that she is a he????

    These are the only pictures I could get of her...she doesn't like the camera much...lol

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  2. tinabrat1

    tinabrat1 Out Of The Brooder

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    still looks like a pullet to me but could be just the dominant hen...my top hen acts very "rooish" but lays a nice blue egg every day!
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    She is a pullet. I have a number of pretty aggressive girls. They whop up on teh boys big time, and on each other.
     
  4. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    pullet is my vote. My EE cockerel had a lot of pinkness to his comb at around 3-4 weeks old. [​IMG] she is pretty, probably the "head honcho" of the group which explains the constant alpha ish behavior. I have a BR pullet who is bossy, and lucky she will be getting new sisters to boss around instead of always focusing on my EE girl lol!
     
  5. anniem

    anniem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 EEs in my bunch, 1 pullet/1 roo (12 weeks old). They act the same, sometimes she is worse than he is. Obnoxious. It was pretty obvious by 7 weeks that the one was a boy.
     

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