Any guesses on what breed and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mamawith4, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. mamawith4

    mamawith4 Hatching

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    He/She is about 10 weeks old. Any ideas on what breed? I have a sneaking suspicion that it is a rooster. Thanks for your help![​IMG][​IMG]
     

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    Easter Egger. It looks like its hen feathered (has female coloring), but that tail looks a little suspicious to me. Can you get a good close up shot of its comb?
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    Most definitly an EE, and looks like a boy for the comb to be that red at 10 weeks.
     
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  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    You have a little EE cockerel there. He's getting darker red patches on his shoulders, a definite male thing.
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Just FYI: "Hen feathered" means that a rooster has no pointed hackle or sickle feathers. His tail would look just like a hen's tail, as in Sebrights. It has nothing to do with the coloring.
     
  7. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

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    x2. This roo isn't even finished getting in his feathers, so it's not really accurate to call him hen feathered. He's a juvenile and still has some growing to do.

     

  8. mamawith4

    mamawith4 Hatching

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    Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it :0)
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Easter egger cockerel
     

  10. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    ee cockerel
     

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