Help me sex this easter egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aviddamy, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. aviddamy

    aviddamy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2014
    Yuma, AZ
    Hi [​IMG]

    My daughter wanted easter eggers so we went to a local feed store and she bought 4 pullets. They are about 7 weeks old now. Just starting to get some pink on their tiny combs. I don't see 3 rows and they are definitely not single combs. Three of them are the typical color so I'm sure they are female, but I have one that is just different. Not brightly colored and the coloring is very even, but she/he is not the same as the others. I don't see any male characteristics but I'm new so who knows haha.

    This is Teddy. A buff color with dark speckles Easter Egger. If anyone notices she has missing front claws, yep, she came that way. I am thinking maybe the chicks under her did that to her feet? The pet store has a weird brooder.I haven't seen any other pictures of a bird colored like this, so I thought I'd ask you guys what you thought. Is this a she? or a he?


    Last edited: Nov 28, 2014
  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

    Nov 4, 2014
    East Tennessee.
    It's too early to tell for shore, but for now it looks like a pullet.
  3. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with the above looks like a pullet, but since EE are mutts there is little 'obvious' signs of sex at an early age unless they were bred from breeds that have obvious signs and you know what those breeds were so you can look for those signs... For your generic hatchery EE you really just have to wait it out to get verification of sex sometimes...
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Not screaming rooster at this old is it?
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    I say Pullet also,

    I have lots of EE mutts and all those looking like that have been females..... At 7 weeks I would think a rooster would show by now.
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    I'm leaning toward a pullet as well.
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I'm thinking pullet, for now.
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    At 7 weeks due to color and width of comb, I'm guessing cockerel.

    Let us know when it hits 4 months, saddle and hackle feathers should tell the tale by then.
  9. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    Here is what I think she will look like:


  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    DEFIANTLY pretty pullet!

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