Easter Egger Sexing "tips and tricks" *Pictures Included*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Morgan7782, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. lablover

    lablover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    theparishfamily, I would say that is a boy.

    It's been 2 weeks since I updated pics on my hopeful pullets.

    Jade is 10 weeks, and Betty is probably 9 weeks. I'm pretty sure Jade is a girl, but just want to check.

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  2. Penny Hen

    Penny Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think Jade is a girl. But on the body language Betty is Bob. Head and tail high, challenging forthright gaze, watchful attentiveness to the female chickens around him. The wing color is not quite red enough to be a certainty of being a roo.
     
  3. my sunwolf

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  4. cassbickford

    cassbickford Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a great thread, but I am still having difficulty. This is Gloria (aka Scuttle) and Chiquita, both seven weeks old. Gloria has the white head and Chiquita has the black head. Do you agree that my pullets are pullets? Thanks in advance!
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  5. lablover

    lablover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see what you're saying, but I have always thought Betty was just frightened. The chick was added last to a flock of 3 other chicks when they were 4-5 weeks old, and was harassed by the others. Every time I go in the coop, Betty acts like what you see in the pics. She/he is always behind the others, or tries to duck and crawl under them.
     
  6. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone help sex these Easter Eggers? they are 14 weeks old and I still cant really tell.
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  7. debid

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    Chickenluver555, they're pullets.

    Lablover, I'm crossing my fingers for you on Betty. I haven't seen a pullet marked like that but then there isn't anything definitively cockerel about her yet either. If it's a boy, he's sloooooooow to develop.
     
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  8. Flowerbh

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    I agree....all pullets
     
  9. NotableNancy

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    WOW... I have your twin... mine is 14 weeks old too.


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    I think they are pullets!!
    Did you get yours from Meyer Hatchery?
     
  10. lablover

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    debid, I know what you mean. The comb hasn't changed color in the past 2 weeks, nor has it grown. That would be a very slow developing boy. I rehomed 2 definite roos weeks ago, and their combs turned pink/red at 4-5 weeks. I do think the color would make a beautiful hen though....

    Guess I'll keep updating pics.
     

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