Am I a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JodyJo, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell if this 2 week old EE is a roo or not yet...

    The other 2 I have do not have combs like this one yet...and this one acts wild compared to the other two calm ones...
    I think it is too early still, but maybe someone can help me out.

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  2. Velvet Hairpiece

    Velvet Hairpiece Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE roo had those three rows of bumps on his comb around that age....

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    Lady was supposed to actually BE a lady!

    But I'm no expert, just comparing. You should go ask around the "EE braggers thread" there's some nice, helpful folks there!
     
  3. crazygoatlady915

    crazygoatlady915 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that they are both pullets, but I'm not positive. It's hard to tell with those darn pea-comb breeds. I love my EE's though, so I hope that they are ladies to give you some nice, colorful eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm calling too early to tell but I would watch out for those wattles.
     
  5. Velvet Hairpiece

    Velvet Hairpiece Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lady is 100% rooster- my flock is just over 13 weeks old, and he crows up a storm. That was just a picture of him around the same age as that of the OP.
     
  6. nanawendy

    nanawendy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb gives him away... 3 rows for EE roos
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I agree, now at 5 weeks...besides behavior....the comb on top is becoming more distinct...even at this early age.

    I have 3 other roos, all EE/cross...I do believe I may end up keeping this one, I wanted 2 for my 15 pullets...so far I have a winner for the keeper...and one I know I am getting rid of
    but if they carry the EE trait, for blue eggs, I may keep the one I know is a pure EE..not the mix....

    we will see how he grows up. The other 2 I have with him, run to me at this young age, and let me hold them...he does NOT.
     

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