EE sex stumping me

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by laceypierce14, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. laceypierce14

    laceypierce14 Out Of The Brooder

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    3 week old EE. 3 row pea comb however its pale and only center row slightly raised. The salmon breast is what gives me hope of hen. Ive read thats only in pullets. Any guesses [​IMG]
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  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the way it is standing in the last picture tells me male. also, the comb is a little big for the age. My guess would be cockerel.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    With a comb that developed, definitely a cockerel. I've had several boys with red chests.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me, too.
     
  6. laceypierce14

    laceypierce14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone.. guess I was just trying to hold on to some hope.
     
  7. laceypierce14

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    Updated: 5 weeks old
     
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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel. Those red patches on the wings tell the tale.

    The salmon breast indicating gender is only true in black breasted red colored birds. Then, the males are, well, black breasted and the females have the light brown/salmon color.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2017

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