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Amercauna/EE sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bltchickens, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. junebuggena

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  2. junebuggena

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  3. EForester

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    Phoebe is like a gray ish lavender colour. We thought it was a boy. We were hoping it wasn't though. Thanks.
     
  4. EForester

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    Phoebe is maybe three months? Around there. Probably more give than take on that ones age.
     
  5. ImNotYogi

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    As far as EEs, feather pattern has been the only consistent way of sexing. I've read people who say their rooster has a single defined row in his pea comb while a female has 3 defined rows. But hackle feathers on a male will be splotchy whereas a females feathers will be uniform.
     
  6. EForester

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    [​IMG][​IMG][/IMG] and this is Betty. My easter egger. Any clues as per her gender? Same age as Pheobe.
    Thanks :)
     
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  8. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    You have things backwards on the comb -- for pea combed EE it is accurate that cockerels show 3 and pullets 1. There are several different factors that can be evaluated, each at different ages.
     
  9. ImNotYogi

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    I was trying to say people have given an example of a single row male to say sexing by comb isn't always accurate.
     
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