EE genders, 9 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by debid, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Just confirming nobody has switched sides... [​IMG]

    They're almost 9 weeks now.

    Presumed cockerel "Clark" (not crowing yet):
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    Presumed pullet "Pearl":
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    Presumed pullet "Hazel":
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    Presumed pullet "Gertrude":
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  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup yup, that looks spot on!

    OMG I'm in love with Clark! [​IMG]
     
  3. VelvettFog

    VelvettFog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you've sexed your chickens correctly.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, you have it right. I love Gertrude's coloring.
     
  5. lauriruth

    lauriruth Chillin' With My Peeps

    yep. and Clark is going to be a "looker"![​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quote:Me too, I've never seen a chocolate easter egger before. Hmm........seems like that should be a marketing tag line somehow? Anyway, she's very pretty.
     
  7. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  8. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love EEs, and yours are gorgeous! I agree with your sexing.
     
  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you for the reassurance. The only one that still worries me is Gertrude and that's because of her odd comb. When she was very young, the comb was WIDE compared to the others and had tiny bumps in a straight line and then two curved side lines while the two more obvious pullets had nothing but a flat spot. After reading on here, I thought for certain she was a cockerel. But, it hasn't grown while the rest of her has so it no longer looks quite as wide (although it still doesn't look like any of the others).

    And wrong suspect, obviously. Clark had only the central line for the first few weeks but with well-defined peas so it looked a bit different also. It wasn't until his comb changed color that the outer ridges started to show at all but then his tail feathers started to curl and brick red splotches appeared on his back around that same time. He's looking very boyish now. I'm hopeful that he'll be a nice guy so we can keep him around.
     
  10. chickyboomboom

    chickyboomboom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow oh wow! What beauties! And they are all different colors.
     

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