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Possible easter egger cockerel 6 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OldMcDnld, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chirping

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    Trying to find a consensus on breed and sex
     

  2. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chirping

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  3. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crowing

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    Easter Egger roo
     
  4. robdog

    robdog Chirping

    Only 6 weeks and already with a rose pink comb... I think cockerel
     
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    With that much red already, it's a cockerel
     
  6. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chirping

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    What a shame. I bought 5 straight run chicks of all different breeds. They are all cockerels! I think i got tricked into buying after sexing :he
     
  7. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chirping

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    Thèy were 1 week when i bought them
     

  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Many hatcheries will throw sexed males back into the bin with legitimately unsexed chicks, resulting in groups of "straight run" chicks who are 75% or more males. It's really best to purchase sexed chicks whenever you can since you are so likely to get burned on straight run chicks unless they are from a backyard breeder.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    he is pretty tho
     
  10. OldMcDnld

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    It was a backyard breeder :barnie
     

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