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What gender are these Easter Eggers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by angelikimarie, May 15, 2016.

  1. angelikimarie

    angelikimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you

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  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    They all look like roosters. [​IMG] Full body shots would help though.
     
  3. angelikimarie

    angelikimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn :( I'll try to get full body shots
     
  4. Wappoke

    Wappoke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    check the neck and saddle hackle feathers- males have pointed hackle feathers and females have rounded hackle feathers.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    If you are solid on 2 months (8 weeks), then I agree...they look like roosters all...but full body shots would be better.


    That's a lot of pink/red comb on the lot for pullets for 8 weeks.

    EE's also follow a general pattern wherein the boys will be blotchy in pattern like a quilt while the girls will have even patterns like a kaleidescope.

    Any color blotch, especially red/brick/dark mahogany on the wing bows, will be male.

    Black and white coloring is predominately male in the EE world. Gold partridge is usually female, but that is a lot of comb on that red bird, which is also not the typical gold hackle brown partridge pattern of a female EE.

    Full body shots will help further.

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If they just are 8 weeks old, I'd say cockerels, but they seem to be older than that to me. Age can make a lot of difference.
     
  7. angelikimarie

    angelikimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The green iridescent plumage is starting to show up, they are in fact Roos :(
     

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