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Help Identify boy or girl?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by davemagdajr, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. davemagdajr

    davemagdajr Out Of The Brooder

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    Help me figure the sex on this one, and let ne know what I'm looking for when trying to identify them. I have had mixed comments on this one.
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  2. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say male, but I am no expert. Kind of looks like "it" has saddle feathers? I would try the " what sex/ breed is" this thread
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I am undecided on this one. Beautiful EE, by the way! Gorgous! What I look for is a larger comb, thicker, more muscular legs, pointy hackle feathers, and also saddle feathers.

    Are those hackle feathers pointy? I do think I see some saddle feathers, and the tail is pretty good sized, but the legs seem rather slender.

    DARN IT! I wish I could be of more help. I'm sure someone will come along soon. I am leaning towards male though....

    Just wanted to say that is a beautiful bird!

    Sharon
     
  4. itom37

    itom37 Out Of The Brooder

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    looks male-ish. a head on comb pic and age will help!
     
  5. davemagdajr

    davemagdajr Out Of The Brooder

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    will post a head on pi when i get home, and she/he is 10 weeks old.
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a boy EE to me. I think the comb is pretty red for a 10 week old and yes, a closeup of the comb from the front would be most helpful. The real reason I am guessing boy is that I think there is red bleed on the shoulder feathers.
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    EE cockerel. He's beautiful too!
     
  9. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say it's a roo and his comb is bigger then my girl
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2011
  10. Josie360

    Josie360 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo..
     

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