my other problem child, EE ROOSTER???? really think so, but hope not.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by m.kitchengirl, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we bought these as guaranteed pullets. this is #2 i am pretty sure is a rooster. he acts the part, too. kind of a wienie to my ladies. have real trouble getting good photos of their feet.
     
  2. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to say roo, from his red feathering and stocky legs, sure looks boy to me. I hope I am wrong!! [​IMG]
     
  3. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my EE roo about a month ago.
     
  4. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a boy all right! :)
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh boy!!!
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, 100% sure it's a cockerel. Sorry!
     
  7. EELover

    EELover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another thing to consider. Does he have saddle feathers? They are at the base of the tail. Saddle feathers are narrow and pointy. Hens have wide, fluffy feathers at the base of their tail. By the looks of that comb, I would say rooster.
     
  8. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Yep, even when you buy them as sexed pullets there is still a slight chance of getting a roo in the mix.
     
  9. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster!
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That color pattern--the whitish body with the dark red on the wings--is classic roo, you won't find a hen that color. If you bought is as a sexed pullet from a hatchery, etc you're outta luck. If you bought it privately from a breeder who guarantees pullets, take him back and get a girly girl.
     

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