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EE Roo? Speckled Sussex Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dfinley, May 23, 2017.

  1. dfinley

    dfinley Hatching

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    So, our EEs are 7 weeks and our Speckled Sussex is 6 weeks. I am nearly certain that one of our beloved EEs is a roo and I am suspect of one of our SS--this one is much bigger and comb is more pronounced than the 2nd SS we got.
    EE 1 (suspected roo)

    EE 2 (unsure--hoping pullet)

    Speckled Sussex (suspected roo)

    Thanks!
     

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  2. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Dirigo! (Maine).
    I think the Speckled Sussex is a hen.
     
  3. dfinley

    dfinley Hatching

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    That would be a relief to our daughter--who is not doing well with her beloved Hopper being a rooster most likely.
     
  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Dirigo! (Maine).
    Good, I think hen! :thumbsup
    I have one with a bigger comb too.
     
  5. WyoChickies

    WyoChickies In the Brooder

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    You are correct on the EE's. I'm not sure on the SS. My SS is just over 5 weeks and doesn't have ANY color to her comb, and it's much smaller. I say cockerel.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel with the Speckled Sussex, that is a big colorful comb for 6 weeks. The first EE is a cockerel the second one maybe a pullet, could you get another picture?
     
  7. aglandaetap

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  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Agreed. I know SS can be hard to sex, but that bird has way too big of a comb for a pullet of that age.
     

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