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Gender? Please help me figure him/her out

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jjohen, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. jjohen

    jjohen New Egg

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    So I have been haunting this forum for months wondering if my "extra" chick for warmth( in my small mailing of three bantams) was a roo. These birds are all about 3.5 months old now. I am thinking of getting rid of "him" but I still can't make up my mind about "him." He is an EE and he has always been a bit bigger than the other EE I got, as well as more bold/curious. Also his comb is slightly bigger and a touch pinker (and has been for months) he has some iridescence in his neck feathers, but I am not sure if that is a sign or not. Also, I have heard so many stories of people’s sexed chicks turning into boys… so please tell me if any of the others look roo’ish. Thanks for your knowledge!
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  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    yep, I think you have yourself a rooster. And a very nice one at that [​IMG]

    woops, judging from everyone else's responses I think I was wrong [​IMG] oh well... live and learn i guess...
     
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  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    It can be hard to tell with EEs, but I don't think that one looks rooish. I'd wait a while before getting rid of it. I think by 3.5mos there would be more rooster signs.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    3.5 months... looks all girly there.
     
  5. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gorgeous EE gurls
    I think

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  6. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a girlie. My EE roo was most definitely a roo by 3 months old...

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  7. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like mine and i am pretty sure mine are girls.
     
  8. ILoveJoe

    ILoveJoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He or she is gorgeous!
     

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