EE sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by newhenintown, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. newhenintown

    newhenintown Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no idea if these are cockerels or pullets. I was told they were 2 weeks old when I got them which would make them 9 weeks now. Sorry not the best pics but they wouldn't cooperate and I have nosey cochins.

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    Rosco is the biggest out of all of them and obviously crossed with something. And nugget and Parmesean are the smallest ones
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Nugget is a pullet. Rosco and Popeye cockerels for sure, and fairly certain that Parmesan is also a cockerel. Rosco has the potential to be a striking looking rooster.
     
  3. newhenintown

    newhenintown Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Its nice to hear that I should atleast have one pullet out there out of 12 chickens. Sadly she's the hardest to catch and screams if caught. And I do believe your right about Rosco. He looks very interesting right now. Out of all of my cockerels he'll probably ve the one that I keep. Hes very sweet whereas my cochins are very "in your face" as you can see.
     
  4. newhenintown

    newhenintown Out Of The Brooder

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    @sourland if you don't mind me asking how can you tell if theyre cockerels or pullets? Hopefully one day I can tell for myself.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Rosco - early comb development, and start of pointy hackle and saddle feathers

    Popeye - Very evident pointy hackle and saddle feathers, rounded tail coverlets, stance, large comb.

    Parmesean - shiny reddish feathers on wing coverlets are generally sign of a cockerel.

    Nugget - not showing anything that says 'male'
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree with sourland.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Sourland, he is really "on the ball," [​IMG]
     

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