Sex of 5 week old EE chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jbs, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. jbs

    jbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any help sexing this 5 week old EE chick? We're starting to suspect that it might be a rooster because it looks different from our other 4 EEs: bigger, brighter color, the comb is much wider, and the legs might be thicker (although hard for me to tell). This is my first attempt at posting photos, so I hope this works. We hope to have one rooster in the 14 chicks we have, so it's not a bad thing if this one turns out to be a male. Thanks for any help.


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  2. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    She looks like a pullet to me.
     
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    Quote:X2 from what I can see of the hackle feathers it looks to be female
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a pullet. My neighbor accross the street has that EE identical to yours! So pretty.[​IMG]
     
  6. jbs

    jbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fascinating. Thanks all for your responses. I guess she gets to keep her name then, Ida Red.
     

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