Humor me - Sexing 10 day old Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jsizzle, May 12, 2016.

  1. jsizzle

    jsizzle New Egg

    May 12, 2016
    Hi all,
    First time poster, long time reader ;)

    I got our chicks last Tuesday, the 3rd (from MPC), some shown herel and all doing great.

    I grew up with chickens but it's been far long enough that I don't remember nuances of raising chicks. Nonetheless, I am thoroughly enjoying reliving the experience.

    Anyhoo, I have two EE's (no experience with EE) in our mix. The size & stature difference is NUTS and truly that's all that intrigues me! I intend to keep it regardless but take a look....

    Center bird (second from left) in question, same day EE pullet to the right


    Bird on the right; for size value when it stands tall it will peck at the top waterer jar (pictured above) that is 1" raised

    Close up:

    Behavior is classic cocky to me, aloof, watchful, quiet, - but I don't know this breed OR even how chickens are bred to behave these days.


    Granted I;m going off my Grandfathers words of wisdom being -- "I don't know what chicken you got but if it acts like a dog it's a hen and if it acts like a cat it's a roo. If it acts like a dog and then starts talking, get rid of it." hahaha

    So weigh in & enjoy. I will add pics as Tempe/Timmy grows. Thanks all!
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

    May 10, 2013
    I'll be in the barn!
    Too young to know gender :)

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