4 week old Easter egger pullets or cockerals?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by judevie, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. judevie

    judevie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,
    I have 4 chicks that were vent sexed as pullets and are 4 weeks old. I'm pretty confident that the buff Orpington and silver laced Wyandotte appear to be pullets, but I'm unsure about the 2 Easter eggers....
    Behavior wise they are very fearful, flighty and spastic. The last time we accidentally got a cockeral, he was brave, confident and friendly, nothing like these two. I'm just wondering because they were slow to get feathers (at the same rate as one another, but slower than the BO and SLW) but I don't see 3 rows of bumps on their 20170611_094849.jpg 20170611_095101.jpg 20170611_095053.jpg and barely have tails, and the coloring, but I don't see 3 rows of bumps on their combs yet....
     

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  2. brahmabantam

    brahmabantam Out Of The Brooder

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    They look to me like pullets, but I haven't kept many of the EEs. You will be able to tell better in time.
     
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  3. judevie

    judevie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I hope they are pullets, but just something about them seems boyish....
    It's hard to compare them to the other two as they are different breeds, and the EE are sort of random since they're technically mixed breeds....
     
  4. clairabelle75

    clairabelle75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Both pullets, congrats!
     
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  5. Chickassan

    Chickassan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter eggers are usually a little bit skittish and hands off kinds of birds.Little girls though so that's good. :)
     
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  6. Mama hen 722

    Mama hen 722 Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know much about the different breeds but they sure are cute!!!
     
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  7. The Golden Egg5

    The Golden Egg5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girls! Male Easter eggers have rooster red coloring all through them. Congrats!
     
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  8. judevie

    judevie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone for you responses. So far everyone thinks pullets so that's good news!! I really appreciate your responses!!
     

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