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Is my EE a rooster? She/he is about a month old, but could be a litttleee older O_O UPDATED~!~!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by undine, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Updated~! Sorry the pictures are so bad LOL i dont have a legit legit camera..so i take pics with my janky blackberry ='( Hope these pictures are better though.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    We need a better pic, profile shot including legs are best in better lighting.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    A better picture would be helpful.

    Right now, with zooming in on the photo, it looks like a girl as I think I'm seeing a typical female EE pattern....but the photo is too dark to be certain.

    Male EE's tend to have very patchy coloring, looking blotchy and uneven. They look like a patchwork quilt.

    Girls have even patterning...the most typical is red/gold on the chest with symmetrical and even partridge patterning on the wings and back.
    Lady of McCamley
     
  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with the others, right now the bird looks female, but with the dark lighting it's really hard to be sure since we're trying to see the colors of the feathers on the shoulders.
     
  5. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    updaated =P
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    MUCH better pics.

    Still looks female so far, but I'm not as certain about this one as I am with many. Watch for stray red feathers coming in on the shoulders, though. Should you see plain red feathers poking through, that would be a sign of a cockerel.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Much better, thank you! I'm thinking pullet.
     
  8. cafarmgirl

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    That bird looks very, very girly to me.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm pretty sure that "it" is a female. Thats a classic female color pattern, and the comb isn't that red.
     
  10. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! If you dont mind, could you show me a picture example of what those red feathers look like?
     

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