Easter Egger, Am I a boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by geekagent98, May 9, 2016.

  1. geekagent98

    geekagent98 Out Of The Brooder

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    10 week old Easter Egger. We raised 2 from the age of 3 days old. The black one started crowing, so we know he's a boy. Not sure about this one yet.


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  2. Chicken Girl1

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    Handsome Cockerel.
     
  3. geekagent98

    geekagent98 Out Of The Brooder

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    How can you tell? I'm trying to figure out what I need to look at/look for. We have 4 chickens left (2 peeps didn't make it), and at least 2 of them are crowing. There were sold as pullets...
     
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    Different breeds tend to have different male characteristics, your Easter Egger has sickle feathers and saddle feathers which cockerels get. Also it has a three row pea comb (this ins't always accurate though, you can have Easter Egger hens with three row pea combs but cockerels are the ones that tend to have them).
     
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    You know what, I was looking at "him" more closely could you get a photo of the tail?
     
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    Do you mean zoom in from the side? I have one posted from the back.

    It's hard to see the blue, but I tried to circle what I thought were saddle and sickle feathers, am I looking in the right place?
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