Easter Egger chick, is it a male?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by niqueie, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. niqueie

    niqueie Songster

    I am concerned about the pinkish comb. Is this chicken a rooster?[​IMG]

    Here's another

    And one more
  2. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Songster

    Give a full body shot, showing his back end from a side view. It does look rooish though.
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
    X 2 on better pictures. How old is it? That pinkish comb and what looks to be patchy color does seem rooish.
  4. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    With the color in the comb already and the red in the shoulders it's likely a roo.
  5. niqueie

    niqueie Songster

    Here's a few more. [​IMG]

    Another one

    She or he is 4-5 weeks old. I'm sad if it is a rooster. I can't keep them.
  6. niqueie

    niqueie Songster

    Does the added pictures make it more for sure it's a Roo? Thanks for your input!
  7. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Songster

    I am not sure but I think I see the start of some saddle feathers there. That partnered with the redness of the comb & those thick legs say roo to me. Sorry... [​IMG]
  8. My EE was the one I thought looked like a roo and she turned out to be a hen. Give it a few more weeks.
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    That's a rooster. No hen will be colored like that.
  10. niqueie

    niqueie Songster

    Thanks for all of your responses. I appreciate it!!

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