Happy Valentines Day! So Do I Have a Pair?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Featherland, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are Bantam Easter Eggers from Ideal.
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    The comb of the orange one. The obvious Rooster.
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    The comb of the questionable one.
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    Can a rooster have the feather coloring of the second one?
     
  2. tristancolli

    tristancolli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im am not an expert with ees but i do believe you have a pair
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They could be a pair or both pullets, but really I think they're still too young to tell. Look for red splotches, especially in the wing bows, as they get older. My girls usually feathered in like the second chick, but EEs vary so much!
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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a pair for now but that can change
     
  5. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a pair, but keep an eye on the orange one, that coloring can go either way.
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haahaa, I love how he's looking into the camera, like "Are you serious?"

    The one in the first pic on the left is a henny penny (boys don't come in that pattern). Your orange one is a little dude.
     
  7. ChickenLover603

    ChickenLover603 Out Of The Brooder

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    For now, it looks like you have a pair!
     
  8. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought that would be the coloring of a pullet. It is the same size as the cockerel though. The behavior of that chick is very dominant. It is probably king or queen of the brooder! And of the dozen in the brooder 3/4ths are cockerels. Is it possible for a pullet to be that dominant?
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More than possible. Ever heard of the phrase "hen pecked"? Or seen how bossy middle school girls are before the boys catch up to them? Same thing.
     
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  10. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: They both ended up being roosters. [​IMG]
     

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