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3wks - Probably too early to sex.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ravie, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Ravie

    Ravie Songster

    Aug 4, 2010
    Greenfield, Indiana
    Here's my "rare exotic" chick. A week ago, I was told he was looking like a rooster, but to my inexperienced eye, he looks no different than the other (pullet) chicks. I'm guessing this little guy is an EE. He's got greenish legs, white ear lobes (that seems a trifle odd) and slightly puffy cheeks. I know some of you can start sexing chicks at 3 weeks, so I thought I'd give it a go. I'm just not sure what to look for. These are my first chickens.

  2. cashdl

    cashdl Songster

    Nov 25, 2008
    I am going to throw it out there and say EE and roo. Its combs seems pretty pronounced at 3 weeks. Just my guess though.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Too early to tell.
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    Mecca, CA
    My Coop
    Im gonna say EE based on the color of the legs, usually hatcheries send left over roos as exotic chicks, so im gonna say its an EE roo.

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