What sex are these Easter Eggers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewChickenMom69, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. NewChickenMom69

    NewChickenMom69 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have these 5 EE's that I hatched they are about 8 weeks old. I have read several posts on how to tell what sex they are. I am still lost " [​IMG]. can someone help me out to give there expertise on what sex these chicks may be..?

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    Here is 4 of the 5 chicks
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  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    the black and whtes are males, the one to the far right may be as well but i cant tell
     
  3. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. NewChickenMom69

    NewChickenMom69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your input Just Hatched.. Here is one more picture of the far right one to see the feather pattern.
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  5. NewChickenMom69

    NewChickenMom69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you :)
     
  6. chickenlover89

    chickenlover89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'd guess all girls
     
  7. NewChickenMom69

    NewChickenMom69 Out Of The Brooder

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    That is what I thought, but then I began to read the posts and I started questioning... I hatched Australorps and GLW and they were very easy to sex, these are much harder.. I was hoping for 5 girls since I just lost 3 of my Australorps to a red fox last week [​IMG]and I am not allowed to have roosters
     
  8. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see 2 white colored males and 3 females.
     
  9. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black and white ones are both cockerals for sure...the darkest black/tan one also looks like a roo - that comb is awefully red and large. The two lighter brown ones are both pullets.
     
  10. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing?

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    EEs can sometimes be sexed by color pattern, but black and white ones can be tough. Your 2 lightest browns are girls. Not sure on the rest. I don't see any of the patchy red coloring on the wings that is usually present by 8 weeks. Some closer pictures might help.

    Look carefully at their combs. A pullet's will be pale and have only one small ridge down the center.
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    A young cockerel will have a bright pink comb that is much more prominent and the 3 distinct ridges will be forming.
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