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Easter Eggers pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bdb013, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. bdb013

    bdb013 New Egg

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    I am hoping I have two pullets. One has blueish green legs, the other has white legs with some feathering on them. Can I get your advise

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  2. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like pullets to me [​IMG]
     
  3. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerels
     
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  4. bdb013

    bdb013 New Egg

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    Is the color of their legs any indication of egg color?
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    No, pea combs are a better indicator that you will get colored eggs. EEs with pea combs usually carry the blue egg gene and lay greenish eggs. Those with single combs are much more likely to lay some shade of brown eggs. I can't tell by looking whether the bird in the top pic has a single comb or a pea comb. Where pea combs are concerned (as in the bottom bird), male EEs typically have a triple row of peas in the combs whereas females usually have a single row of peas. Can you get some close ups of the combs of both birds?
     
  6. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is interesting! I never knew males had the 3 rows of peas! I have an ee roo,he has green legs. I'll be hatching out ee crosses and will be keeping an eye on combs!
     
  7. bdb013

    bdb013 New Egg

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    Here a couple pics of the combs. Do you think one is a hen and the other a cockerel?

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  8. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like 3rows to me!
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    They look like mixed breed cockerels to me, sorry.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm thinking cockerels on both birds.
     

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