All girls?? Pleeeeeeease be all girls.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kelly D, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Kelly D

    Kelly D Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, what do you think? The dark one "lil" is questionable to me, but these are my first lovelies, so I don't know. Also they are supposed to be Easter Eggers, I'm not so sure. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. OldCrookedToe

    OldCrookedToe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I myself am new, too, but I have heard that for pea-combed birds, you can sex them by the number of rows of peas they have (the little bumps on their combs)
    EEs have pea combs and are often sexed this way.
    3 distinct bumps = cockerel, 1 flat row = pullet.
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    Hope this helps!
    As they get older, the cockerels will have sharp pointed saddle and hackle feathers, whereas a hen's will be rounded and soft.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    They look like EEs, yes. The three that I can see their faces aren't looking super suspicious for being a cockerel as of now.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X 2 -- can you get clear comb shots of each bird?
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Kelly D

    Kelly D Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I'm sorry I haven't posted better pictures! I'll take some in the morning. OldCrookedToe, those pictures were very helpful! Thank you!
     
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