Easter Egger Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by suzaboo, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. suzaboo

    suzaboo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi wondered from this pic if anyone can tell me if I have roosters or hens? I think two roosters three hens but the brown one stands up to the one's I think are roosters so not sure if it is also a rooster? First time hatching eggs. The black one has an olive egger mother and father, the brown one came from an easter egger mother and father (the mother lays tiny cream eggs) the last three were from white laying hens and an easter egger father.[​IMG]
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  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like three cockerels (boys) and two pullets (girls)
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Two females, the black one and the white one with no comb. Two whites with big combs and the red are all males.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three males for sure. The other white one looks to have a pea comb which can take longer to tell for sure. The black one looks to be a pullet if they are all the same age.
     
  5. suzaboo

    suzaboo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx everyone
     
  6. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree 3 males...the 2 whites and the brown/red.

    And did you mean Easter Egger in your title?

    None of your birds are Easter Eggers.

    They look like they could be game, or the white ones may even be White Leghorn (although legs look a bit pale...should be yellow).

    They have no beards/muffs nor pea combs. (The red one in the first photo is clear it has a single comb as well).

    The two in the back, the black and grey/white, are pullets...not sure what they may be...had to see better.

    But none look EE to me (and yes, EE is a hybrid which can look almost like anything, but to have the blue gene close enough to do any good, you've generally have pea combs and some left over beard/muff).

    LofMc
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree
     
  9. whatdaflockfarm

    whatdaflockfarm Just Hatched

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    Two are definitely roosters. The one in front is questionable, but probably also male. The other two are pullets.
     
  10. suzaboo

    suzaboo Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, not sure but I was sold Easter Egger chicks last year but would not surprise me if the seller fibbed. The black one is an olive egger - known for sure as her mom gives beautiful green eggs. The brown one (Pipp) was supposedly from Easter Egger mom and dad. She gives tiny cream eggs the size of a banty hen. You can't see in the picture but they do have feathers on their legs. The mom's of the white birds are laying hens we got as chicks from our local hardware store. I love my birds, they follow me around the yard in summer and try to steal my lunch lol This site has been most helpful whenever I had a question I would search thru for answers. Thanx all!
     

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