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6 week old EE Gender ??? WARNING, PIC HEAVY

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Turkeyrangler, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Turkeyrangler

    Turkeyrangler Songster

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    I have six 6 week old EE chicks. I'm thinking I have 4 pullets and 2 cockerels but I figured I post some pics here and see what others think. Not the best pics, but they don't like to pose well. They are a bit on the large size because they have been in with the turkey poults most of the time and have been fed mainly turkey starter.

    1. Pullet?
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    2. Pullet?
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    3. Pullet?, but has me doubting at times.
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    4. Pullet?
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    5. Cockerel?
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    6. Cockerel?....barred with white spots on head in the middle of pic. Number 5 cockerel on his left and number 4 pullet on his right.
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    Here are a few pics from the top. Starting from lower left hand side going clockwise 6. cockerel, 5. cockerel, 1. pullet, 3. pullet, 4. pullet, 2. pullet. Hope this makes sense.
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    Oh, and one more. I picture of Mr. Roo my EE rooster.
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    Last edited: Jul 21, 2011

  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    I think you've guessed right. [​IMG]
     
  3. looks right to me
     
  4. Turkeyrangler

    Turkeyrangler Songster

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    thanks for the replies. I was hoping I had them at least close.
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    Looks like you got it all figured out! I had the opposite luck, with 4 cockerels and 2 pullets. [​IMG] Your pullets are so pretty!
     
  6. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

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    I agree with everyone else but just wanted to chime in to say your roo is quite handsome!
     
  7. Turkeyrangler

    Turkeyrangler Songster

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    Quote:Sorry to hear you had the opposite luck. I think I'll keep 5 of them and get rid of the cockerel with the spots on his head. I'll keep the other cockerel if Mr roo will put up with him for a while. We'll see how that goes. Thanks for the comment on the pullets. I think they will grow into really nice looking hens.
     

  8. Turkeyrangler

    Turkeyrangler Songster

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    Quote:Thanks, he really is a great boy. Great protector of his flock, isn't too hard on the hens and gives me some nice looking chicks. He has pecked me a few times in the foot, but has never really flogged me. I just pick him up everyday and we get along fine. He also goes after my nasty tom turkey when he tries to flog me.
     

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