8 Week Old Easter Eggers Roos or Pullets

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by countryacreshomestead, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. countryacreshomestead

    countryacreshomestead Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!

    First time chicken owner and poster :) We brought our chicks home on April 19th. We got them from the local feed store, so they were straight run. We got 4 Australorps and 4 Easter Eggers. We are pretty sure all the Australorps are Pullets, but 2 of the Easter Eggers have me guessing. I've scrolled through all the pics and I'm still not sure.

    I'd love to hear your opinions!

    Thanks!

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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you with us!

    Please post standing side pics in natural lighting - no flash. That way we can accurately see everything. :)
     
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  3. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed d but the first one looks like a cockerel
     
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    Yeah.
     
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    chicks are life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2nd one pullet is my guess.no random splashes of color to identify male just golden laced kinda.
     
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    chicks are life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First one is iffy but I would wait longer
     
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    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    The deep red patches on the shoulders and wings indicate cockerel here is an example on my Easter Egger cockerel
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  8. countryacreshomestead

    countryacreshomestead Just Hatched

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    I hope this is better :)

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    countryacreshomestead Just Hatched

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    Thanks everyone! I'm not disappointed. I thought he was, but I needed an expert opinion :)
     

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