Pullet or Cockerel?? Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by K1llSw1tch, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. K1llSw1tch

    K1llSw1tch Out Of The Brooder

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    just wondering if its a pullet or cockerel

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  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking boyish to me with how those tail feathers are curving and the red in the hackles. EE's can be tricky though. How old is s/he?
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    x2 and it looks young, maybe 3 weeks. All mine that looked that way as chicks turned out to be roos [​IMG]
     
  4. stevetone

    stevetone Chicken Advocate

    Sure wish I had a close-up of the hackle feathers. If they have rounded ends then it is likely a female. Pointed ends? Male.

    I can't really tell clearly from the photos, but they look rounded to me.
     
  5. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    If it's as young as I think it is, it won't have the pointed roo feathers yet [​IMG] My EE roos didn't have true pointed hackle and saddles until 3 months or so.
     
  6. K1llSw1tch

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    its 20+ days old im gonna check to see if the hackle feathers are pointed
     
  7. K1llSw1tch

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    they look rounded. to me anyway..[​IMG]

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  8. barkinghills

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    Hi,

    it reminds me in looks of two EE chicks I got in the Spring that both were roosters.
     
  9. K1llSw1tch

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    well darn i was hoping it was a pullet :(
     
  10. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give it another week or two then repost. It will be far more defenant then.
     
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