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Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sdsyq9, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. sdsyq9

    sdsyq9 New Egg

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    Got two EE pullets with a roo. The rooster was much larger and obviously male, but we don't have him any longer. Since then, the two "hens" are acting more like roosters - their combs are larger and brighter than the EE pullet that we already have, though they are a little smaller sized (so presumably a little younger?). All of them should be within a couple weeks of laying - but the lighter EE has started crowing in the morning, and they square off and act more like roosters than hens sometimes. What do you think?

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  2. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    could you get some closer pictures of their comb/waddle
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    So sorry, these are two more roosters - the light bird has clearly visible saddle feathers and the dark bird has that classic patchy red coloration.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  5. sdsyq9

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  6. Basskids08

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    X2, I have to agree with Ol Gray Mare, cockerels for both, sorry :(
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are roosters for sure.
     

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