Easter Egger roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bailsbfly, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. bailsbfly

    bailsbfly New Egg

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    I have two Easter Egger's that are 4 weeks old and theoretically are both supposed to be girls. This one I'm not so sure about. What do you all think?
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  2. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a really large comb for four weeks, I would say boy.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    With a comb that red, I think you have a cockerel.
     
  4. bailsbfly

    bailsbfly New Egg

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    I was afraid of that. At what age should I be able to tell for sure? Per city ordinance I'm not allowed to have a rooster.
     
  5. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can wait 2-3 more weeks but I'm 99% sure that's a boy.
     
  6. bailsbfly

    bailsbfly New Egg

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    And at what age do they typically start crowing?
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Depends on the bird. Some 4 weeks, some 8 months. Average is around 4 months.
     

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