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UPDATE - HE CROWED is there any doubt?? sigh - pic heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carousel, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there ANY doubt this is NOT a BOY?
    was one of my sexed pullets
    easter egger chick in question is 8 1/2 weeks old

    Below - brown/red/black chick is 8 1/2 weeks old
    the white chick is 13 weeks old
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    still trying to decide if the white chick is also a boy too LOL
    what would my luck be?

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    things that strike me
    the brown/black chick is as large as the 13 week old chick, and MUCH bigger than the same age sex link pullet.
    I know I could be in denial about both of them!

    here is the best pic I got of the white chick
    I think I'm seeing a long saddle feather....
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    Last edited: Nov 5, 2008
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Hmmm... seems like it could go either way. Does the comb have 1 prominent ridge or 3? The white is an enigma too...
     
  3. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here are more pic - head shots
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    thanks
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2008
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    The brn/red/blk looks very rooish to me, comb is way too red to be a pullet that young.
     
  5. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have to say......roo.
     
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His comb looks just like my 10 week old EE chick that started to crow [​IMG]
     
  7. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    I'm a doubter...looks like a female to me. The neck feathers aren't as pointed as I'd like to see to say absolute male. While the tail feathers do like absolute evidence...I just don't see very many rooster-like qualities about her.

    I'm going to say girl.
     
  8. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hummmm
    well maybe I will hold off a few more weeks on keeping vs find home!
     
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you get better pics of the saddle area? I think I see male pointy saddle feathers on the both.

    Jody
     
  10. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo. The color pattern is that of a roo.
     

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