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Help sexing Olive Egger chick..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dreamerD, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. dreamerD

    dreamerD Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, all. I am in need of some help sexing a three week old Olive Egger. I'm hoping for a pullet. It may be too soon to tell? [​IMG][/IMG]Check out the pics and let me hear your thoughts :)
     
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Right now it looks like a pullet, could you get some better pictures though?
     
  3. dreamerD

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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    I'm still thinking pullet but I would post pictures as it grows to make sure.
     
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    Will do. Thanks!!
     
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  8. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    From what I've read (and seen in videos posted here) look at the comb, wattles and tail.

    Red comb and wattles, arched tail with indistinct/pointed feathers = cockerel
    Pink comb/wattles, straight tail distinct/rounded feathers = pullet


    This is supposed to be consistent with all chickens.
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

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    I still don't see any obvious signs of it being a cockerel. As it grows it has a 3 row pea comb it is probably a cockerel but if it has one row then pullet. This rule isn't definite but it has always worked for me when it comes to sexing Easter Eggers and Olive Eggers.
     
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    Newest photo, 11 weeks
     

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