3 week old EEers Help me sex them? EDITED: Now at 5 weeks! Post 14

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nigellas, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. Nigellas

    Nigellas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These two EEers are 3 weeks old, and from the start have been developing differently. The Hawkish looking one got it's feathers in slower than the cream one (Opal), and it also not friendly at all. The cream one is friendly - Almost fearless though. Opal has a much more erect tail than Hawk...

    Here they are... What do you think?


    Both of them together. Notice the difference in how they hold their tail feathers?

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    And some solo photos of Hawk:

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    And now Opal:

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  2. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like Pullets to me!! The First one does have Thick legs though.
     
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  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At this point, nothing screams roo to me.
     
  4. Nigellas

    Nigellas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So the tail feathers don't make a difference? That's cool.
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    Thanks
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Different birds will feather out differently. Feathers come into play when your chicks are a little older. The hackle (neck) feathers and the saddle feathers (right in front of the tail) will grow in long, slender, and pointed on most breeds.
     
  6. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far they look like pullets, but wait a couple weeks and repost.
     
  7. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.. looking like Pullets to me! pretty ones!
     
  8. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    very pretty birds!!!!!
     
  9. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The look like my EE pullets did at 3 weeks.

    My EE roos had pinkish combs by 4 weeks.

    Here are the roos we gave away. They are 5 weeks in the pictures:

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    Here's Izzy (We were pretty sure it was gonna be a roo, though the comb was smaller. The lady I gave it to is still not sure if it is a roo, but we had too many anyway)

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  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I see some very pretty girls [​IMG]
     

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