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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by littlebirdoz, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. littlebirdoz

    littlebirdoz In the Brooder

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    So these two were sold to me as Araucanas... I have a feeling they are just regular EE's but my suspicion is that the light colored one is a cockerel. They are 6 weeks old.
    Rosebud
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    Cleopatra
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    Thank you for any help.
     

  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Rosebud's feathering looks like a pullet, but that very pink comb makes me think cockerel. Keep a watch on that one.

    Cleo looks like a pullet.

    Both EEs. [​IMG]
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Definitely a couple of cutiepie EEs!

    Your white is a roo, and the partridge is a pullet.

    Hope that helps!
     
  4. littlebirdoz

    littlebirdoz In the Brooder

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    Quote:Yes it does help. I love the white one but I already have one rooster and no more room. 2 roosters and 5 hens wont work right??? My chick guy will swap for me so I will have a new pullet next week.
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  5. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Songster

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    Yep, Rosebud is a rooster [​IMG] the other one is girl
    One of the tricks I use to sex Easter Eggers and Ameraucanas is to look at them from the side. Usually, the girl's comb disappears behind The top of their skull (upper eyebrow?). The comb sits in a little indent between their eyes.
    With roosters, when you look at them from the side, you can see their comb rise above the brow ridge. It can be seen usually all the way to the end. If you have that between 6-14 weeks, You can be 70% positive you have a Little Rooster [​IMG]
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    Rosebud is a little rooster. [​IMG]
     

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