What gender are my Easter Eggers and Salmon Favorelle?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Melissa F, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. Melissa F

    Melissa F Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These three Easter Eggers are 9 weeks old- I'm stumped as to whether they are hens or roosters:
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    EE#3:
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    And this one I was told is a bantam, but I'm thinking it's a standard Favorelle? Still not sure if it's a hen or a roo, though. It is a little older than the EEs- maybe 11-12 weeks old.
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    Thanks so much for your help!
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Easter Egger #3 looks like a cockerel (because of the large, red, wider comb, and the red on the wings), but the other EEs look like pullets. I think that you're right about the "bantam" being a Standard Salmon Faverolle. It looks like a pullet to me.
     
  3. caj1985

    caj1985 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is EE 1 is a cockerel; 3 definitely is a cockerel because of the red on the wings.

    Fav is a pullet.
     
  4. Melissa F

    Melissa F Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. #1 had me really confused, because it has almost no comb, and absolutely NO red on the comb, but it's feathers are starting to look like a roo.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    EE #3 is definitely a rooster, and based on feathering, I think EE#1 may be a rooster, too. However, I could very well be wrong--EEs can be difficult to sex at this age. Your Faverolle (which does appear to be large fowl) is a pullet.
     
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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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