Easter Egger or Americana, pullet or rooster? please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ngdsracer, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Ngdsracer

    Ngdsracer Out Of The Brooder

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    one day I think roo, other days hen.. or maybe I just being hopeful. 3 and a half months old.

    also a blue maran. same age. we have 2, and the other one has started to crow. this one acts like a pullet. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    thank you!

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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Blue Copper Marans is a rooster and so is your Easter Egger... both have typical cockerel coloring plus saddle and sickle feathers...
     
  3. Ngdsracer

    Ngdsracer Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you for the reply. I was really holding out for the bcm to be a hen. the other one is so much more of a rooster. and no tail feathers yet...I am new to this.
     
  4. Ngdsracer

    Ngdsracer Out Of The Brooder

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    the pics are in the wrong order...stupid smartphone..
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Sorry for that... and everyone starts somewhere sometime... :)

    In the Black or Blue Copper Marans, hens should only have copper in their necks, and nowhere near as much as the roosters have all the way through the head... only the roosters should show copper in the shoulders and cape (in front of tail area)... hope this helps...
     
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  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    No worries... I could recognize which was which... :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Ravyn Fallen - beautiful birds
     

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