What is this bird?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by QueenBeeloved, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. QueenBeeloved

    QueenBeeloved New Egg

    Jun 3, 2008


    Can someone give me an idea if this 10 week old bird is a boy or girl? I bought it under the name of Americana although I'm not certain if that is indeed what it is... this tail is just looking strange to me and this bird is VERY different temperament/behavior than the other chickens. The waddles are almost nonexistant and the face is just now starting to pink up... but doesn't that tail look long or is it just me?? (I've also heard a strange sound coming from this bird. I wouldn't call it a crow but then again I've read they don't quite sound normal right off... and then this is the one that jumps on the backs of all the others and won't let me touch it...) I've thought female all this time but I'm beginning to wonder. Please set me mind at rest from all this guessing!

  2. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Looks like a pullet to me.
  3. Cracker

    Cracker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    North-West Florida
    Looks like an EE pullet.
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Yup...looks like a very pretty EE pullet [​IMG]
  5. QueenBeeloved

    QueenBeeloved New Egg

    Jun 3, 2008
    Thanks everyone! I'm relieved (although I look at pictures of Roos and want one so bad -they are beautiful!) All my other girls tails are a bit on the stumpy side compared to this one. I thought she was throwing me a curve ball. Good to know we're still on track!

  6. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    What color are her legs? I can't tell very well, but I thought it was an EE she looks a lot like one of mine does.

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