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EE chick - Rooster???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cherry Glen Chickens, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. Cherry Glen Chickens

    Cherry Glen Chickens In the Brooder

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    I noticed the iridescent green feathers in the tail of my daughters chick "Candy" this morning. I am thinking we have a knack for picking rooster chicks. Please let me know what sex you think this chick is- Thank You
    two weeks ago, center "white" chick
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    if so we need more Rooster Pens![​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I think you've got a roo there....
     
  3. brownlikewoah

    brownlikewoah Songster

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    I'm thinking rooster too.... keep us updated!
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive 10 Years

    Roo
     
  5. Definately a cockeral.
     
  6. heksa

    heksa Songster

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    Does it mean that iridescent color in feathers make a rooster?

    I think my DH mentioned something about seeing bluish tint on a blackish EE chick, should I be suspecting something?
     
  7. It's not just the greenish with him, it's his feather development (poor scraggly tail there guy LOL) and overall coloring, as well as the pink in the comb. Black feathers can look a tad purple or green in sunlight, but that is a true green feather.
     
  8. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Songster

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    sorry, but it looks like a rooster. Notice how the tail feathers are pointing down. Thats always the first thing I look at
     
  9. Cherry Glen Chickens

    Cherry Glen Chickens In the Brooder

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    Thanks for all your comments!
    Now I wonder if he will be a white rooster with a green tail? He just had to be the one my daughter picked to replace the crooked beaked chick we lost. We now have three young roosters! I am glad we have a place where my horses are to keep them. [​IMG]
     
  10. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive 10 Years

    Quote:I think he will grow up to look a lot like my one EE roosters, Chipmunk:
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