More Easter Eggers: Do I have one roo or two?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sunfrog, May 29, 2012.

  1. sunfrog

    sunfrog Chirping

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    I have three Easter Eggers and think I have 2 roos and a pullet. Help? Two were a pair from someone's family farm, one is from a feed store, hence the very different looks. The first two I think are 8-9 weeks old. The smaller one (with more white) is 7 weeks.

    First is Tulip, who I am assuming is all pullet:
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    Behind her above and in the lower right corner below is "Daphne". I am a newbie here but he seems all 'roo, in behavior as well as with the well developed comb, big feet and red patches on his shoulder feathers:
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    Matilda (Matty?) is the white speckly one and is showing more male characteristics. Like frequently dueling with Daphne! I can't tell if the red on the wings is red enough to be a 'roo marker or not? Comb getting bigger/redder than my assumed pullet who is two weeks older....

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    Thanks! I am loving these Easter Eggers though sadly cannot keep roosters and am hoping to send them off to a friend if they are in fact male to make room for one more pullet...
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    You're right! That speckled one is gonna be so handsome.
     
  3. Panth

    Panth Songster

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    yes! You have a pullet and two cockerals
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    What they said. Look, you're getting "the eye" for sexing easter eggers!
     

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