At a loss... is this a rooster??

ACurtis

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so I have a group that are 15 weeks old this week. They are Easter eggers (supposedly mixed Americuana and leghorn). I had two very obvious roosters they started crowing at 6 weeks old and are very beautifully colored... I have a couple more now though that I was dead sure were hens but they have seddenly become very colorful. They aren’t crowing or aggressive at all but very colorful. Dose the shiny green feathers mean they are a rooster?? I always thought if they were colorful it was a rooster. Here is a picture of the two I thought for sure where hens... any idea?? Does anyone have hens with the shiny green feathers?
 

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ACurtis

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Thank you both!! Makes me so sad. In the last picture you labeled the one marked boy is Rosie. She was the first I grew attached too... she started getting those shiny feathers a few weeks ago and I just knew but was holding up hope :/ ... also, the very colorful black one is my sons favorite... I was hoping all the random colors were due to its black feathers ... but it just keeps getting even more colors pulling through.

Also, to the other response... thank you I didn’t know there was a gender breed board . I will get a better picture of the three I’m thinking are roos and post on there.
 

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You do indeed have two boys there. Frazzemrat1 is absolutely correct. All black feathers will have a green/purple sheen in the sunlight. Its not an indicator of sex at all.
 

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