Help! Sexing Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SwartPeper, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. SwartPeper

    SwartPeper Just Hatched

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    Hi all. I bought two EE's this weekend (well I was told they are EE's) because I am still a newbie, I would appreciate it if you could help me tell what sex they are? The dark one is only 3 weeks and the lighter one 4 weeks, here are some photo's.

    Really hoping for pullets! [​IMG] But after reading a few threads I have a lot of doubts ...

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  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see enough concentrated red on the shoulders or alarming comb color to say the light one is male, at this point. The dark one does look female as of now.
     
  3. SwartPeper

    SwartPeper Just Hatched

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    Thank you SunHwaKwon! I hope it stays like that, I will post more pictures over a week or two. Keeping my fingers crossed! [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both look like pullets for now, but they're too young to be sure.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. stephanieshim

    stephanieshim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What sex did they end up being?? One of my chicks looks exactly like your light one and I don't need a rooster on my hands! :)
     
  7. SwartPeper

    SwartPeper Just Hatched

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    UPDATE: The dark one is a pullet, and the light one ended up being a rooster, meet Mr Tikka:

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  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Thanks for posting what they turned out to be. It is always nice to know the result.
     
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