easter eager sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aaron Young, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. Aaron Young

    Aaron Young Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Megann

    Megann Out Of The Brooder

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    My guess would be

    1. Hen
    2. Not positive but looks like a Roo
    3. Roo
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    One and three are roosters, not sure on the second. Can you get a better pic? Profile shots including legs and comb are best for sexing.
     
  4. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think all are roosters. Pic 2 could be a girl just because the coloring seems more even along with the pattern. But those tail feathers seem rather pointy. Other 2 are roos.
     
  5. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you get pictures of each bird showing a full side view it will help as we'll be able to see if they have hackle and saddle feathers more clearly. Also a closer up frontal view of the head showing the wattles and comb will help tremendously. Easter Egger roos will have a pea comb comprised of 3 vertical rows of peas whereas a pullet will have a single vertical row of peas.
     
  6. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    You don't say the age...and that can help as well as better profile shots.

    If I knew the age, I would say with more certainty...but right now:

    1. I'm going with pullet...why? Because I think that red will even out...my EE pullets of that color molted as they aged and regrew, and left me worried a few times as some of that red came through, but then evened out again as they matured. I think that one is likely a pullet. It will get patchier if it is a rooster, but I bet that it will continue to even out in color and be a female. Looks just like my pullet did.

    2. Likely a rooster...but could be a pullet. That color is hard to guess without some secondary feathering.

    3. Definitely a rooster

    My guesses,
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  7. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1- male
    2-female
    3-male
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    All of them look like cockerels to me, particularly #1 and #3.
     
  9. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1) Deep red sheen indicates male. I wouldn't be certain of this until a better picture is given.

    2) Most likely female. White/black females are NOT common but it has the white/black coloration that I have only ever seen on females.

    3) Male-ONLY coloration. Definitely male.
     
  10. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do think #2 is the possible girl but aren't those tail feathers pointy for a female?
     

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