Is my easter egger a hen or a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jnetka, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. jnetka

    jnetka New Egg

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    I would be grateful for some confirmation on whether my 13 week old easter egger is a rooster or not before I give him away. I am sincerely hoping that it is a she, but the bird is starting to crow on a daily basis... Thank you in advance for your help!

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  2. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    See those pointy feathers starting in the saddle area? Plus HE'S crowing.

    Sorry you can't keep him. He's very pretty and I love all of my roos.
     
  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel. But the Pretty little thing next to him looks like a pullet!!

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  4. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    Boy.
     
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  5. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a rooster
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  7. MassivelyScrambled

    MassivelyScrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Another cockerel....
     

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