Help sexing Easter Eggers and Lavender Orpingtons

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by longax, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. longax

    longax Just Hatched

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    I have a few 7 week old easter Eggers and lav orps that I need help sexing! Here are pictures.

    This is Florence the lav orp. I'm pretty sure she's a pullet.
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    Lady Bird. I suspect Lady Bird may be a roo...
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    Helen the Easter Egger. This photo is from two weeks ago. Helen's coloring and temperament make me concerned about being a roo.
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    Dolley the EE is the red one in front. I'm pretty sure Dolley is a pullet.
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    This is Jackie. She has been the bossiest and meanest chick from day 1. I suspect she may be a roo.
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    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    from what I see, I think Helen and Jackie (judging Jackie by the nice comb shot in Dolley's photo.) are the only pullets LOL. I could be wrong. Do you have any good pictures of the Easter Egger combs? The only one I'm 90ish% sure is a boy is Dolley. See how his tail is more pointy, and he has three rows or red/pink 'peas' for his comb.
     
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  3. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is only the EE (dolly) is a cockrel. All thw others look like pullets x
     
  4. longax

    longax Just Hatched

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    I don't have any closer photos of the EE combs but I see what you're talking about. Dolley's comb is definitely wider than Jackie's. I'll take more pictures when I get home later!
     
  5. longax

    longax Just Hatched

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    Thank you! All of our chicks are named after First Ladies so maybe Dolley will have to be renamed James (Madison)!
     
  6. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the names of them all. They suit them too lol x
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have you tried posting photos at "what breed or gender is this." It's usually best if there is only one bird per photo and nice clear close-ups of head showing full extent of comb. Plus standing side view -natural stance.
     

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