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Please tell me these are not cockerels...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenniferlamar70, May 22, 2018.

  1. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Songster

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    I got these Easter Eggers from tractor supply out of the pullet bin. They are about 8 weeks give or take. I've noticed a few looking a bit red. Also thev2 light colored one are starting to get dark patches on their wings. Can anyone help me here? 20180522_072459.jpg 20180522_072523.jpg 20180522_072618.jpg 20180522_072725.jpg 20180522_072825.jpg 20180522_072825.jpg 20180522_072725.jpg 20180522_072618.jpg 20180522_072523.jpg 20180522_072459.jpg
     
  2. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    I don't see anything that screams cockerel with these pics. Individual pics with side shot and head shot would be better.
     
  3. Athena2344

    Athena2344 Songster

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    I'm pretty positive that they are pullets
     
  4. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Songster

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    I took shots of the back cause I was concerned about the dark patches coming in on the shoulders. I've always been told this is a Male trait with Easter Eggers.
     
  5. Ducklover2

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  6. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    8 weeks is too young for pointed male saddle feathers to show. This one and the rest of them look like pullets to me.
     
  7. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Crowing

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    Red shoulder patches:
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    Yours look to just have a bit of random coloration.
     
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  8. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Songster

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    Thank you that's what I was hoping to hear. I wasn't sure if the females will also get the patches but maybe lighter. In the past red patches have always turned out to be roosters. However these are pretty light compared to my others so was hoping just a fluke.
     
  9. jenniferlamar70

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  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    All pullets.
     
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