Please help me sex my EE....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mrs. Feathers, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/she is 4 weeks old in this photo and the comb looks more pinkish that it actually is because of a background brooder lamp. It is more the colour of the second photo.

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    I am pretty sure these are cockerels for comparison from same hatch....3 EE in background (a nosey BA in the front)

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    Thanks for your thoughts...and if you would let me know what you are looking at in sexing EE I would be most appreciative for the learning [​IMG]
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a pullet!
     
  3. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Lindsay! I now have one vote for cockerel from an earlier post and one for pullet.
    Can someone please help to split the difference? S/he seems more pullet like in behaviour, and I hope that is what we get but I know all the hoping in the world won`t sway its gender [​IMG]
     
  4. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet!
     
  5. christytrav

    christytrav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think pullet too!
     
  6. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone. I am really hoping to give this one to my little granddaughter but have been holding off because I didn`t want to disappoint her if it was a roo (can`t keep roos).
     
  7. FlyingByTheSeatOfMyPants

    FlyingByTheSeatOfMyPants Out Of The Brooder

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    I had an EE chick that I swore was a rooster last year... she was so much bigger and imposing looking than her "sisters." She also seemed to have a bit more comb development. I posted pix and got mixed opinions, but I honestly wasn't sure what she was until the day she laid a huge green egg! To date, she lays the best eggs of all our hens and she's completely sweet, just "big boned!"[​IMG]
     
  8. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here`s hoping I have a big boned, green egg laying pullet too [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    .....or rather hen by the time she is laying...
     

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