EE Gender Please

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

  1. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    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
  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

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    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

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    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

    Mar 6, 2011
    NE Wisconsin
    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.
    19weeks [​IMG]
    19weeks [​IMG]
    I think they were like 8 or 9 weeks in the first set of pics.
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2011
  7. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    Looks like my EE hens
  8. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 20, 2011
    middle TN
    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

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:I see all roos:(
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    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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