Help with Gender ID on Two Chickens

adriayna

Chirping
7 Years
Oct 19, 2012
10
2
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Hello everyone,
This is my first time posting here. Thanks for your help!

I have two chickens that I purhcased in July from Mypetchicken.com. I paid to have them hens, but you know these things are never completely accurate. I'm curious about two of my chickens.

The chickens are 13 1/2 weeks old. Here they are!


Lentil - Easter Egger Bantam - 13 1/2 weeks old
Lentil, the yellow one, just looks roosterly. I've looked online and I'm fairly convinced that Lentil is a Rooster. She seems to have some pointy feathers coming in around the head, and I think her tail is starting to curl a little.








Pinto - Australorp - 13 1/2 weeks old
Pinto got me wondering last week. Our neighbor's rooster showed up to strut his stuff, and Pinto pecked at him a bit, while the others generally ignored him....so is she a rooster? I don't know. There is no crowing or anything like that. But her aggressive behavior is a little out of synch with the other hens. Pinto doesn't have a very red comb, so I am hoping she's a hen. Here are three shots of Pinto, taken this morning:









Any help would be appriciated!
 

hdowden

Crowing
8 Years
Aug 14, 2011
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the ee is a pullet. they pointiness you see is due to the pattern on the feathers, as for the other looks like a cockerel right now
 

adriayna

Chirping
7 Years
Oct 19, 2012
10
2
77
The black one is an australorp.

The thing is, her feathers don't look any different than the other hen, so that's what's confusing.

You are sure the EE isn't a rooster? That's a relief!

I can take better photos if you need a different angle.
 

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