What breed and gender is (s)he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by desilvam, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. desilvam

    desilvam Out Of The Brooder

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    New excited first time chicken owners [​IMG]. We got 4 new born chicks from the local pet store. They are now 8 weeks old and this one seems like the most likely to be a rooster. In our excitement, we forgot to write down the breeds too!!

    Is this 8 week old chick a roo or pullet? Rooster's cannot be kept as pets in our city [​IMG]

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  2. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know but they sure are pretty birds!
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an Easter Egger Pullet. If it's an EE though, sexing can be very difficult. There are a number of good threads here about sexing EEs.
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet, not sure what breed.
     
  5. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    Easter Egger Pullet
     
  6. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep pullet.
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a golden lakenvelder pullet, if so the neck should get more black in it as it gets older
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The leg color points to easter egger, but the rest of the bird doesn't really look it to me. She's got a straight comb, so you probably won't get green or blue eggs from her. But, she's absolutely a girl!
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Golden Lakenvelder, definitely not an EE! [​IMG]


    Hatchery Lakenvelders commonly have too little black on them, plus, she's got a single comb, slate legs, and clean face. Not common EE traits [​IMG]
     
  10. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 pullet
     

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