Orange EE means roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by somadlyinlove, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know to watch for orange on shoulders and back but I'm not understanding the exceptions. I have 2 that look a lot like this one. They are EE mixes maybe some RIR in there. 5-6 weeks old As a chick it was chipmunk patterned.

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    Thanks again for your help I'm learning a lot!!
     
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure about the shoulder color, but it looks a little bit like a rooster based on the comb.
     
  3. Keara

    Keara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the second picture I think I see some saddle feathers coming in..... that would lead me to think roo. That plus the tree trunk sized legs!
     
  4. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm it's legs are smaller than most of it's hatchmates but looks like most of them are roos [​IMG]
     
  5. Moose The Ameraucana

    Moose The Ameraucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb/waddles would mean male heres my EE
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  6. Moose The Ameraucana

    Moose The Ameraucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do suspect roo but what I'm asking is, is this color / pattern typically for EE roo?
     
  8. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Being crossbred, EEs can be any color. There's no "standard" colors for hens or roosters. Either one can be any color. You've got a rooster there, though.
     

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