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6 week old black and blue Easter Eggers roos or pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rachieb20, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. rachieb20

    rachieb20 New Egg

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    I picked up 4 Easter Eggers yesterday. They were sold to me as straight run, but now I'm worried that they're mostly roos. They're all 6 weeks old [​IMG] [​IMG]
    This is the biggest one. It's comb isn't as dark as the next two. They're all supposed to be the same age, but he is almost twice the size of the smallest one
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    These two have darker more pronounced combs and waddles that are starting to show
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    This is the smallest one that I'm most hopeful is a pullet. It's comb is really small and almost flat and still black.

    We have 5 other chicks that are 3 weeks old and I was hoping to be able to put them together, but the 3 larger ones are too big for the 3 week olds. The smallest black one is getting along well with them though. If the others seem like they're roos, then I'm going to see if I can find someone to take them. And I know those bowls aren't the right feeders. We got them last night and I really did think they could all be together, but since we separated them we needed feeders and the feed store was closed, so those bowls were just something to hold them over. I got new feeders and water era this morning for them.
     
  2. raisingdaisies

    raisingdaisies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid you may be right.
     
  3. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto :/
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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  5. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I see three cockerels and one pullet.

    for future reference, any bird under say 15ish weeks that has a red comb is male.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    I think all cockerels - sorry
     

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