EE gender feather color experts.... help a girl out!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by huckleberryfarm, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. huckleberryfarm

    huckleberryfarm Chickenista

    Jan 7, 2010
    Greenwood, SC
    From reading through some posts, it looks like the feathering color is a likely indicator of roo vs. pullet. I just on one that said white with black around the neck usually means roo. I have one of those! Anything else I can look for? I was looking at the comb but apparently that's not a great indicator. Thanks!
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    It depends on the age. Post pics and we can tell you!
  3. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

    Mar 22, 2010
    Sacramento CA
    Pictures = only way to go [​IMG] Try to get a good comb picture, along with a full body picture. The more the better! What I look for in the EEs personally is a number of things. Tail carriage, comb color, age, stance, and just looking for an overall "cocky" look. I don't think you can tell too much from coloring alone, I have seen plenty of light colored EE pullets with the markings you describe. [​IMG] Looking forward to some snapshots!

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