Easter Egger Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jnbelknap, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. jnbelknap

    jnbelknap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Max at a bit over 4 weeks. Do you this she/he is a pullet or cockerel?

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    Thank you!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm leaning slightly toward cockerel at this point, sorry. There's just enough reddish color starting to come in, and the legs look a little thick. I'm by no means positive, though, as the comb still looks nice and flesh colored.

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    I'd love to see pics in 2-3 weeks, at that point it should be evident either way.
     
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  3. jnbelknap

    jnbelknap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @donrae--That is my gut too. Slightly. I was convinced pullet until that red started to pull through. I am so impatient. I hate waiting the few weeks. If Max is indeed a boy, my neighbor wants him since his father (my roo) is the most awesome rooster. It'll be okay either way, but I selfishly want it to be a pullet, so I can keep her.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm leaning cockerel on this one, but it's awful young to be certain. I would suggest re-posting its pic again in about 3 weeks. As donrae said, by then its gender should be evident. I hope for your sake, we're wrong and it's a pullet.
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also thinking cockerel, for now.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also leaning towards cockerel, but I could certainly be wrong. It is too young to tell for sure.
     

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