Is this an EE cockeral?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FlyingtheCoop, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    This chick is 4 weeks, nearing 5 weeks. Three very distinct rows of peas, ever so slightly pink. Legs seem thicker than my other EEs and the deeper red color is coming in splotches. Am I right??
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  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't really tell, most try to wait for six weeks to guess gender. If I HAD to guess, I'd go roo from the leg thickness.
     
  4. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking it's an Easter Egger pullet
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I'm thinking cockerel. I had a columbian based red like that before, and the big tell-tale sign is the solid red feathers coming in there on the shoulders. Plus from the poor view I have of its head, it appears to be boyish.

    Better pics would tell. A good view of the back especially without the wings covering it,
     
  6. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Reminds me of one of my boys. Had the pullety look for a while but then started getting the red in the wings. Comb never was really big. He's 12 weeks now.
     
  7. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    His comb isn't big exactly, but it definitely has the three rows and the leg thickness is noticeably different from the others.
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote boy as well. He's got a lot of red bleeding into his wingbows.
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I think it's a cockerel as well.
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks pullet at this point in time...i dont go by leg size i have a hen that has bigger legs than my roo both are the same age. try waitint anouther week or 2 then post us some more pics [​IMG]
     

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