EE Gender Please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redsoxs, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Asking about the 2nd EE from the left - small comb, only one that hasn't crowed, doesn't have the swooping tail feather. How do you tell on an EE? Thanks
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  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    how to tell... 1. they crow [​IMG] 2. the pointed hackle and saddle feathers. 3. reddness and fullness of the comb. I beleve the one you are talking about is a hen, everyone else looks rooish.
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If the comb has 3 rows it's a cockerel.
     
  4. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    but not all easter eggers have peacombs or perfect peacombs...EEs can have any type comb.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not sure which bird you're asking about--is the first bird on the left an ee? What I mean is, are you asking about the second or third bird from the left? The second bird is a roo, and I think the third one is but would really need a better pic. That's a lotta roos in that pic--what a nice testimony for folks who are just sure two roosters will kill each other!
     
  6. GhostRider65

    GhostRider65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Id be guessing shes a he... the red in the wings and yellow orange feathers in the neck and saddle looks just like my boy gray beard, but without a close up It's hard to tell can you get a side shot closer.........and maybe a comb picture boys have 3 rows in the comb usually, some have smaller combs my GB does, my black beard has a huge almost rose comb.......I'll post a picture tomorrow so you can see them. It's amazing that they look so different as roos then when they were chicks hers a couple pics of them before.
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    I think they were like 8 or 9 weeks in the first set of pics.
     
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  7. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my EE hens
     
  8. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm seeing pointed saddles/hackles and red shoulders on him. No, he's not as developed as the standing bird at the far left but I believe he's on his way. Your fence looks like a boy's club to me.
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:I see all roos:(
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Not true. Pullets have 3 rows on their comb, it's just not normally as prominent. I have had pullets pop 3 rows early on though.
     

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