Help me sex my Easter Eggers! ;)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WilsonFarm, May 5, 2016.

  1. WilsonFarm

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    I picked up 4 day old EEs, sexed - but I know it isn't guaranteed! Here they are - I get so confused about EE sexing! I know you can have an idea by coloring and combs - but i have zero experience with this (not) breed and I'd love some help!

    **Theyre six weeks old! Apologies for bad photos, they're fast and hen-raised so they don't trust me fully yet!

    1. The one concerning me most - was bigger from the start than the others. Comb seems a bit pink.
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    2. I love it's leopard head! [​IMG]
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    3. With similar colors - but solid black head
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    4. I think pullet, nothing really rings any rooster bell.

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    Thank you for your help!
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too soon to know for sure... I think I see at least one cockerel though.
     
  3. WilsonFarm

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    Which do you think that might be? [​IMG]
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I think #1 is most likely to be your cockerel, those darker red spots on the wings are usually a male characteristic. Your chicks actually look very similar to mine, which I got from a hatchery. My chick that's similar to #1 is getting those same red spots and it's comb is starting to show some color (it was purchased as a sexed pullet, bummer).

    But, it is too soon to know for sure. I'd post them again in a couple of weeks.
     
  5. ChickenLover200

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    X2 that's what I was thinking :)
     
  6. WilsonFarm

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    Thanks guys! It's always my favorite. Lol
     
  7. ChickenLover200

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    It always is for everyone... I keep them even if they are roos though because I'm allowed (thankfully)
     
  8. WilsonFarm

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    I will likely keep one! Any more and my neighbor's could kill me. But they're allowe and we have the space.
     
  9. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    . Ah. That's good :D
     

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