Is this a rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by arialp, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    I have 3 hens and this unknown chicken. The hens eggs are fertilized so I'm 99% sure this is a rooster. Thanks for your help.
     

  2. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Songster

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    What does the tail look like? Does it have saddle feathers? A side shot would help if you have one.

    On your eggs, are you getting the tell-tale bulls eye? Just verifying.

    MrsB
     
  3. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    Yes I am getting the bulls eye. She is also hiding the eggs from me instead of laying them in the coop.
     
  4. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Songster

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    Any luck with a side shot of the suspect? :)

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  5. arialp

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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    You have an 100% Easter Egger pullet. No signs of pointy hackles or saddle feathers, or main sickle feathers in the tail. The coloration is only found in females and is very common in Easter Eggers.
     
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  7. Cowgirl71

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    That is definitely an Easter Egger hen, NOT a rooster. Do the yolks have a bullseye or just a white dot?
     

  8. MrsBrooke

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    Definitely a pullet! :)

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  9. Cowgirl71

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  10. MrsBrooke

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    Does the yolk look like the one on the right or left?

    MrsB
     

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