HELP! Is my sweet Agnes a roo??

chickerdoodle

Songster
10 Years
Aug 21, 2009
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43
179
Oregon
Little super sweet and friendly Agnes is seven and a half weeks old. She was out a week ago and I saw what I think might be ---saddle feathers??!? Could these actually be saddle feathers starting to show up at this early age?? They are rounded at the edge and so are her (
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) hackle feathers. She is an Easter Egger so I know they are tough to tell.

Can you look at the pictures (hope they are good enough) and tell me what you think?? Or maybe what I should look for (I know a crow is a telltale sign but they sound like chicks still).

Her back:
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Saddle feathers?
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Side again--notice the swoop by the base of her tail:
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Front view:
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Mrs. Feathers

Songster
11 Years
Apr 2, 2010
753
10
189
I am a complete newbie to sexing EE and am seeking advice on a post today for one of my own. So...no vast experience here but to me she looks like a pullet..comb and round feathers...also her legs are not as thick as my EE roo`s did.
 

klf73

Mad Scientist
11 Years
Jun 1, 2008
6,080
18
251
Maine
looks like a pullet to me...that comb is very small and narrow. I have never seen sickle saddle feathers on a bird that young...
 

Sequin

Songster
11 Years
May 20, 2008
1,512
6
159
So far it looks like a pullet to me. I have a EE chick that I suspect is a roo, has a redder comb at a younger age than your chick.
 

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