EE pullet or cockerel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sideWing, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, but it doesn't have the shoulder patches I thought EE cockerels have. TIA

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  2. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a cockerel. EEs don't have to have anything because there is no standard. They can be any color with just about any pattern. :)
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel. Not all Easter Egger males have shoulder patches.
     
  4. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You folks thinking this from the color of the comb?
     
  5. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb, the tail, and the hackle feathers are what made me think cockerel.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    He does have some dark red coming in on the shoulders and wings. And that comb is way too pink, too early to be a pullet.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I definitely see darker shading on the wings/shoulders. It will darken as he ages, but it's there now. A pullet of the equivalent color would have soft, even coloring over the body.
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

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  9. hicksfamily

    hicksfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Big comb, that's a cockerel
     
  10. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks folks! Sold it as a rooster today.
     

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