Three new Easter Eggers. Hens??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dmaldet, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So this time I purchased three 16 week old Easter Eggers. They are all supposed to be hens. Lets see if I did any better this time. Fingers crossed.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    A better shot of that last one is needed. The first two lighter ones appear to be pullets, the darker one I'm unsure, it looks like a rooster, but the photo is too dark to be sure.
     
  3. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have only been in the coop since Friday so very Leary of me yet. I was worried about the darker white one because of the different tail feathers. I will try and get a better picture of the darker one and will repost.

    Thank you!
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Well hopefully more experienced EE people will give their opinions. The tail feathers on that one are suspicious, but the comb colors are good for their age, at 16 weeks they should be red if they are roosters.
     
  5. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No red on any of them. I'm so hoping for girls. I have been rehoming quite a few roosters. This is our first experience with chickens and it's getting frustrating. I thought if I paid extra for hens we would actually get hens. Lol. Doesn't seem to quite work out that way.

    I still love them all. Now I know what chicken tv is. I can sit out for hours just watching them. They all come running when I come out because they know I have some fresh treats.

    I am now an official crazy chicken lady[​IMG]
     
  6. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got lots of roos the first time I got chickens too. I guess they're hard to sex? [​IMG]LOL yes they're very amusing! [​IMG]Join the club! We're all crazy chicken owners!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    the lighter ones are hens but, can't see anything in that dark picture
     
  8. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So here are some more pics but still are not very good. This poor chicken is soooo timid. Let me know if you need better pics and I can try again.

    Thanks for everyone's help.

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  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The red one is male. The new black and white ones are female.
     
  10. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ugh, I had a feeling. Bought older because I was told all hens. Just not doing good with not getting roosters.

    Maybe he will take him back.

    Thanks!
     

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