Black EE- boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by richsbabycakes, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. richsbabycakes

    richsbabycakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatched on Nov 16,no crowing yet and I'm stumped.

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  2. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the last photo, the green feathers coming in look pointed. I can't tell if the tail ones are. Take a look at those areas and if those feathers coming in are more slender and pointed the I would say a cockerel. Fourteen weeks was right about when my cockerels started growing in saddle feathers and darker ones on the wings.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say roo,as at 31/2 months old he should start getting his saddles soon. Now I had a black ameraucana who at 5 to 6 months old turned into a roo over night.
     
  4. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. I think I may have a close relative to yours who's been hiding with the girls.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I also say cockerel.
     
  6. richsbabycakes

    richsbabycakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the blue green feathers that make me think boy. All the feathers are curved and not pointy yet.
     
  7. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then just wait a little longer. It should be more definite by then. Watch the feathers growing in at the tail.
     

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