How to sex Standard EE's?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by reesepoultry, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to look at some ee's tomorrow. But I only want hens. These hatched on July 6th. would I be able to tell the sex.

    Any help would be great.
     
  2. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possibly the males would be getting pink combs, but it is really early for that to be certain. They are really hard to sex when they are young. [​IMG]

    Good luck!

    Shelly
     
  4. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You shelly, that helps a little. will try to not pick any with comb developement.

    Thanks for your help
     
  5. heksa

    heksa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt you will be able to tell. I have a bunch of EEs hatched at the end of June and am still only guessing.
     
  6. momofthree

    momofthree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i couldn't tell on my EE's until they were 10 weeks.
     
  7. Suburban Sprouts

    Suburban Sprouts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, EEs are one of the most difficult to sex... ESPECIALLY so young, I'd say it's next to impossible. One of my EE hens had a pink raised comb very early and one of my other's didn't get a comb until she was 12 weeks.
     
  8. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just drove to Meyers hatchery and picked up 9 2week old EE pullets for $2.00 ea. The lady said she was tired of them flying out of the box. So she gave me a deal on them. They are 90% positive on sexing they said. [​IMG]

    Now I got my free ranger and didn't have to pay $4.00 a chick for unsexed. [​IMG]
     
  9. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And where are the pics??? [​IMG]

    Congrats on the new babies!

    Shelly
     
  10. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm uploading them..... hold on..... it takes a bit.... [​IMG]
     

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