5 1/2 week EE's Gender? Whatcha think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pullet Pimp, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. Pullet Pimp

    Pullet Pimp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have gotten pretty good at figuring out my RIR, NHR, and BR roos from hens. But my SLW and EE's have me scratching my head. I got photos of 2 EE's to start with and the SLW and other EE's are tough to photo but I will keep trying and add them here if I get good ones.

    With the genetic milkshake that make up the EE's I was trying to look at legs, attitude, body shape but that left me with more questions than answers. Do the size of the tail feathers mean anything? I have seen some photos of others that were labeled hens but have very Roo looking tails.

    Here are my first two birds both the same age.

    #1 two photos of this one

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    #2 only got one shot of this one

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    Last edited: Aug 24, 2008
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    look like young roosters to me. but im not sure
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    The barred rock looks like a female, the EE I am not sure, kinda looks male but it is pretty early yet to tell
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Bottom one looks like a roo.

    BR looks like pullet

    Can't tell the other one.
     
  5. Pullet Pimp

    Pullet Pimp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so far folks. I know the BR is a female. When I was taking the photo of the EE's she jumped in the shot. What a ham!

    There are actually two different EE's featured. The top two photos are of one bird and the bottom is of another. Both Roos? [​IMG]:th
     

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