Our EE I think ...he or she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GopherBoyFarms, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Songster

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    Can anyone tell me if this is an EE chicken? and by it's action I think a rooster. Could anyone tell me if we are right. It challenges all the other chickens, and is bigger then all of them.

    thanks oh...and it's a month old


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  2. reallemons1

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    Yes, EE and yes, Roo. He'll be handsome.
     
  3. SeaChick

    SeaChick Songster

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    OK, I get the teeth, but what's with the red Xs???

    Pretty little EE cockerel!!
     
  4. valnadam

    valnadam Hatching

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    I would say a roo! He's beautiful
     
  5. chickensista

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    I have 2 EE's about 5 wks old. One was always a bugger and I suspected a roo as well. There was another post recently about EE's, and I believe speckledhen said the boys have 3 rows on the comb and the hens have a single row. Looks like ur boy has the 3. I already have a roo, so I'll to rehome my fellow.
     
  6. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Songster

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    Quote:GopherBoy was showing the face pecking he was getting from the devil chicken.

    [​IMG] we ordered all females (but we knew there was a chance of a boy)
     
  7. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Songster

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    I say rooster
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Definite boy.
     
  9. CarolynE

    CarolynE In the Brooder

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    Quote:Ye Gods, is that true!?! I too ordered only females but am aware of the chance of a boy, but if this is so, then there's a good chance I have THREE boys!!
     
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  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The comb is broad with the three rows of "peas" on the pea comb very distinct, definite sign of a boy. He has a very nice rooster's pea comb. Here is one of my month old pullets for comparison:
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    The pullets will develop their combs much later on; the single ridge is just as chicks.
     
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