Black and white EE.... He or She?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by spotsychick, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. spotsychick

    spotsychick In the Brooder

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    I have a 7 week old black and white EE that I think might be a Roo, but I'm not 100% sure. The coloring seems uniform, and all current feathers are rounded (the pattern makes them look pointy) which would lead me to believe its a pullet, but the comb has 1 prominent center row and then teeny tiny pea row on either side which makes me think cockerel. [​IMG] The roo in the background went back to the farmer, but Chimp will be staying with us regardless of gender.
     
  2. spotsychick

    spotsychick In the Brooder

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    Here's some additional pictures. [​IMG]
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Can you post a profile pic showing the tail feathers?
     
  4. spotsychick

    spotsychick In the Brooder

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    Comb: [​IMG]

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    Profile with tail:
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    7 weeks is too young for sex feathers. From the comb shot, I'm leaning toward cockerel, but not positive at this point.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Thanks for posting the better pics. The three rows in the comb are the only indicator at this point that you have a cockerel and it is not an infallible indicator. I'm thinking that it is likely a cockerel, but I would post its pics again in about a month.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  9. spotsychick

    spotsychick In the Brooder

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    Here are some updated pics of Chimp. He/she is now 12 weeks old and still has me stumped.
     
  10. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    Looks like a pullet to me still
     

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