What are my EE babies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenstew, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. chickenstew

    chickenstew In the Brooder

    May 28, 2011
    Got 2 new EE babies, 3.5 weeks old. I know it is early, but any predictions on gender? I have my suspicions already!

    This is Rosie
    This is Sally
    Sally(top) is feathering in much faster
  2. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Songster

    Aug 17, 2011
    Hope yours are pullets, all my light colored EE's turned out to be Roos:(
  3. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

    Aug 2, 2011
    Midway, GA
    Keep an eye out for reddish-brown feathers coming in on the shoulders and back/neck. That is a sign of male EEs.

    My male EE, which I'm pretty convinced about at this point (4 weeks), developed HUGE legs with respect to the rest of his body. He is feathering more slowly than the female though doesn't have the red feathers yet, and his comb is raised off his head while hers is completely flat.

    Edited to add: Sally looks like a girl and Rosie looks like a boy. Notice how Rosie's comb is much more pronounced and raised than Sally's.
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2012

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