Our EE I think ...he or she?

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

  1. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    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

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    OK, I get the teeth, but what's with the red Xs???

    Pretty little EE cockerel!!
     
  4. valnadam

    valnadam New Egg

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

    chickensista Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I say rooster
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Definite boy.
     
  9. CarolynE

    CarolynE Out Of 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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