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I have two EE's, genders please.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jupiterraine, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. jupiterraine

    jupiterraine Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two beautiful and friendly Easter Eggers. I was convinced I had two hens, now my husband has me thinking otherwise.


    The first three pictures are of the one we're thinking is a male.

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    and I'm pretty positive this one is a female.

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Do you have any pictures with naturally lighting of the one you think is male? The flash is really washing out the comb color, and I can't tell if the coloring is really as intense as the picture is showing it to be.
    The last bird is definitely a pullet with that even pattern.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X2 - the color saturation of the first photos makes it difficult to discern what is the bird's actual coloring, but it does appear to be a cockerel.
     
  4. jupiterraine

    jupiterraine Out Of The Brooder

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    this is as good as I could get for now until morning.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That looks like 'rooster' red on the shoulders/wing to me.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The first bird is male, and the second looks female. I'm not sure the second is an EE, though. can we get a pic of her standing naturally, and a comb shot? Where did they come from, hatchery or breeder?
     
  8. jupiterraine

    jupiterraine Out Of The Brooder

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  9. jupiterraine

    jupiterraine Out Of The Brooder

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    This was them as chicks. Left is the one we believe is male and the right is the female.
     
  10. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The brightly colored one is definitely a cockerel and the other is a pullet.
     

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