Help me sex my easter eggers...please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by anjbagley, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. anjbagley

    anjbagley Songster

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    Can you tell if these are cockrels or pulletts? They are 10 weeks old. #1 is the one with more white-first 2 pics. #2 is the one with more red- last 3 pics. Thanks!!!!
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  2. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

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    first one favors a hen, second one favors a rooster
     
  3. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

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    Im going to guess both are hens [​IMG]
     
  4. LindsayB

    LindsayB Songster

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    those are both boys....[​IMG]
     
  5. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    Sorry! [​IMG] I think both are cockerels, pretty dern sure in fact.. I have a 10 week old EE pullet and her comb is NOWHERE near that red.. Here is a 10 week old EE pullet to compare:

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    The combs are different though... [​IMG] I am not sure, but I still think both boyo's
     
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  6. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    I positively agree. Both cockerels. The feathering above the tail is a good indicator also. On roos the feathers are more narrow and longer as on the neck also. I have several EE's and am constantly hatching them out. I can say with certainly they are both cockerels. The red comb also the the feathers is a good way to tell if your uncertain.
     
  7. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    The tail carriage was a dead giveaway on my EE cockerel as well. Narrow, upright as opposed to fanned out, a bit fuller like a pullet. I think I am getting the hang of this!
     
  8. lotzahenz

    lotzahenz Songster

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    I vote both are cockerels. I see saddle feathers on both and number two has the start of a roo tail. Sorry, unless it was roos you like.
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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  10. anjbagley

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    Thank you so much to all for your help. I not only love that everyone here is so willing to lend a hand but also that you pass the knowledge on to the rest of us. I didn't know about the feathering of the tail. I can't wait to go out now and compare them to others and hopefully make the connection so I can sex my own!
     

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