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Boys or Girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1littlefarmer, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. 1littlefarmer

    1littlefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my young'uns are 7 weeks old. I've got one Barred Rock that I'm nearly certain is a pullet and two Easter Eggers that I'm thinking (hoping [​IMG] ) that I've got one of each. I think the lighter colored EE is a cockerel and the darker I have been leaning pullet but I'm starting to wonder.

    Anyone have any thoughts? I can post headshots if that would help.


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  2. Forever Green

    Forever Green Out Of The Brooder

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    Both of my EEs turned out to be roos, was hoping for hens. Here is a picture of mine around same age as yours, very similar in many ways. They are the first roos crowing in the morning, both of them now......I'm thinking both of yours are roos

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  3. BantyRooster

    BantyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say roo on both EE. I'm up in the air on the BR, leaning towards pullet.

    The EE color patterns are rooster.

    The color and tail on the BR looks like a hen. It almost looks like the bird had hackle feathers coming in, though.

    Can you post another pic of the BR from a side angle?

    Banty.
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    The Barred Rock is a pullet. The two EE's are both roosters.
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The BR is a pullet, the EEs are cockerels.
     
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Me too. It looks like they're growing saddle feathers.
     
  7. 1littlefarmer

    1littlefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was afraid of that. I was really hoping for some green eggs... I'll keep at least one of them.

    Anyone want to trade a EE pullet or hen? [​IMG]

    Thanks, all, for your input.
     

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