Sexing 4 week old Easter Eggers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by southcitychicks, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. southcitychicks

    southcitychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Any idea about these guys/gals? Your help is much appreciated!

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  2. Erica

    Erica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well feathered, not much colour or size in the combs, I'd say more likely girls. But I don't know the breed at all, apologies if this proves wrong! [​IMG]
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  3. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The brown one is a pullet for sure, only pullets get that feather pattern in EEs. The other one looks like it will be also, but keep an eye on the tops of the shoulders, if it starts getting reddish feathers there, it is a roo.
     
  4. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW, beautiful blue chick! I'm jealous [​IMG]
     
  5. southcitychicks

    southcitychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I should have mentioned that they are both 4 weeks old. When does that wing coloring usually come in?

    Thanks for the replies!
     
  6. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE roos will usually start getting red or yellow patches on the their wings about week 6, but their combs will probably be bigger before that. For instance, this is one of my roos at 6 weeks, he is just starting to get some red patches on his wings but look at his comb.

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  7. southcitychicks

    southcitychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    An update- here they are at 9 weeks. still looking pullet-y?

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  8. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like pullets, the dark one is beautiful. The brown is for sure pullet with that color, I have 7 that look just like that with different color beards:)
     
  9. southcitychicks

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    thanks! yep- the blue is turning out beautiful! almost looks like an actual Ameraucana from the pics i've seen.
     
  10. n8ivetxn

    n8ivetxn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love that brown pullet! Unusual color patterns :)
     

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