Sexing 7 week old EE crosses

Mablethechicken

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hi! Asking for some insight on gender of these three EE crosses. They are seven weeks old. The one that’s primarily grey and white is a SF/EE cross. The other two are blue copper marans/EE/SF crosses. (My rooster is a SF/EE cross). I’m thinking (hoping) at this point that they may be all pullets but I know it’s early to tell. There are no behavioral cues yet. None of them are overly friendly, bold, nor curious. I know that red/brown feathers coming in on the back and wings usually means cockerel but from my personal experience it’s much darker than what’s coming in on the one pictured. In person it’s much more like the color of a buff orpington than the dark almost oxblood color that filled in on my rooster. Thoughts?

I’ll try to get comb pictures but they are very skiddish. None of their combs are any pinker or larger than the next.
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cherrynberry

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hi! Asking for some insight on gender of these three EE crosses. They are seven weeks old. The one that’s primarily grey and white is a SF/EE cross. The other two are blue copper marans/EE/SF crosses. (My rooster is a SF/EE cross). I’m thinking (hoping) at this point that they may be all pullets but I know it’s early to tell. There are no behavioral cues yet. None of them are overly friendly, bold, nor curious. I know that red/brown feathers coming in on the back and wings usually means cockerel but from my personal experience it’s much darker than what’s coming in on the one pictured. In person it’s much more like the color of a buff orpington than the dark almost oxblood color that filled in on my rooster. Thoughts?

I’ll try to get comb pictures but they are very skiddish. None of their combs are any pinker or larger than the next. View attachment 2847118 View attachment 2847119 View attachment 2847120 View attachment 2847121 View attachment 2847122 View attachment 2847123 View attachment 2847124 View attachment 2847125
All pullets!
 

Little Baby Bean

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hi! Asking for some insight on gender of these three EE crosses. They are seven weeks old. The one that’s primarily grey and white is a SF/EE cross. The other two are blue copper marans/EE/SF crosses. (My rooster is a SF/EE cross). I’m thinking (hoping) at this point that they may be all pullets but I know it’s early to tell. There are no behavioral cues yet. None of them are overly friendly, bold, nor curious. I know that red/brown feathers coming in on the back and wings usually means cockerel but from my personal experience it’s much darker than what’s coming in on the one pictured. In person it’s much more like the color of a buff orpington than the dark almost oxblood color that filled in on my rooster. Thoughts?

I’ll try to get comb pictures but they are very skiddish. None of their combs are any pinker or larger than the next. View attachment 2847118 View attachment 2847119 View attachment 2847120 View attachment 2847121 View attachment 2847122 View attachment 2847123 View attachment 2847124 View attachment 2847125
Congrats! All pullets! :D
 

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