Easter Eggers Pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pixiedouglas, May 3, 2011.

  1. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Three weeks old, bought as 'sexed' Ameracaunas. So are my little Easter Eggers all pullets? These were bought to replace my 8 wk old thats turned rooster. One roo replace with three right?

    Chick 1 Briar



    Chick 2 Bramble



    Chick 3 Huckleberry



    Two shots of all three together


  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Look like girls so far, but those EEs can be tricky.
  3. could you get some pictures of their legs? spurs are just starting to grow around this age in roosters
  4. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2009
    Still a little young but so far look like girls.
  5. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    West Jefferson
    Quote:X2 Give it a few more weeks and you'll be able to be more certain.
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    It's a bit too early to tell for sure. All my 13 hens had the spur nubs at this age. Spurs generally do not develop until much later.
  7. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

    Jun 27, 2008
    Southeast AR
    They are all pullets. You can tell by the color pattern. In EE's that brown/gold pattern indicates a pullet.
  8. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well sounds positive so far! Man these Easter Eggers are tricky! I'll post again in a couple weeks and see if they still look like girls.

    DH thinks Huckleberry is suspicious because she's feathering in so pretty and is really spunky, she didn't look like anything special when she was a day old just black body and a reddish head and the other two looked chipmunky. Now she's prettier than both I think.

    Thanks everyone!

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