12 week old EE - future roo?**Updated PICS**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JLS, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. JLS

    JLS Love my feathered babies!

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    This bird is always were the action is. It allows me to hold it although it complains the whole time. No crowing yet. It's tail is different from everyone else's. What do you think it's gender is?

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  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Looks like a roo to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    It does look a bit roo-ish. EEs are really difficult to tell sometimes, so I wouldn't give up hope yet.
     
  4. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does its comb look like? I think it is a little easier to tell be that at 12 weeks. Sometimes the feathering at that age can be a bit tricky.
     
  5. momofthree

    momofthree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at 12 weeks, the comb should be your biggest indicator...do you have a pic of the comb?
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Ditto.
     
  7. JLS

    JLS Love my feathered babies!

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  8. JayBird+16

    JayBird+16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still not sure. For me the feathers on the back of the neck are always my biggest clue, are they elongated with pointed ends?
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Holy heck, look at that beard!

    I'm going to say female due to the comb. By 12 weeks, males usually have larger combs than that, and the 3 rows on the pea comb are pretty prominent. This bird doesn't have that, so I say you have a girl. [​IMG] (short answer, huh?)
     
  10. damarisgw

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