What gender is this Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by acw123, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. acw123

    acw123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So this is an EE that hatched Dec 1st. It is most likely a Leghorn X EE, not sure which was which for mom and dad but that is what was around. So...just not sure. Had others that were definitely roosters that had waddle and comb development that far surpassed this one that were in same batch but were EE x Marans crosses. I have had EE before that I was sure had to be a rooster since it's comb colored up so quickly and had a bit faster waddle development but ended up he was a she and I was pleasantly surprised. So I have held on to this one after rehoming the obvious roosters in hopes it is a hen. Let me know what you all think. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing....girl [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only two months old a comb like that? Roo.
     
  4. acw123

    acw123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hooray! me too. I am thinking she is just an early/fast developer. My husband was doubting me so I figured I better get some other opinions.

    Wondering if anyone out there thinks that EE in general develop quicker or is just the Leghorn in this one?
     
  5. acw123

    acw123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know but the others she hatched with had waddles and combs that were easily three times the size of hers and that was over 2 weeks ago. The last EE I had developed like this as well. I am going to keep hoping it is a girl and let a bit more time pass. thanks.
     
  6. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im gonna say girl [​IMG]
     
  7. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    In my opinion, a definite boy.
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    x2 My EE boys had combs like that at 7 weeks.
     
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  9. Blarneyeggs

    Blarneyeggs Overrun With Chickens

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    I took a look and said: Sorry, BOY! Pea comb, that red? Oh yeah. But then... You mentioned the Leghorn cross, hmmm now it gets interesting, my leghorn hens have some big ole red combs. So yes, I'm thinking either a boy or girl. Although, I'm leaning more toward boy. Sowwy!
     
  10. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think boy. You probably shouldn't compare between them because they will have different comb development since they are mixes and will have a distribution of the mixed genetics.
     

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