what sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by donkeydew2farms, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. donkeydew2farms

    donkeydew2farms Songster

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    hi I have 6 Easter eggers they are suppose to be hens can any body tell me what they are? this is the best I can do with this camera. they are almost 4 months old. thanks.[​IMG]
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    In the first picture, the five birds in the foreground are pullets. I am unsure of the reddish bird in the back. Can you post a picture of this bird?
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    x2. I'd guess that bird in the back to be a cockerel based on what I can see of it.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I feel the same way - not 100 %, but I think I can make out male hackle and saddle feathers when I enlarge the picture.
     
  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    Look at how the tail feathers are curving on the red one! Sorry, that’s a cockerel.

    I think the rest are pullets.
     
  6. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Crowing

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    I agree with the one in the back being a rooster, but I also think that the very front bird is also a rooster. I think that is the same bird in the picture of a single bird. To me, I think he is a rooster. I could be wrong, not always is it easy to tell in pictures. I think 3 hens and 2 roo's

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  7. donkeydew2farms

    donkeydew2farms Songster

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    thanks every one I think this is the red one in the back. when do they start crowing .[​IMG]
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    They all look like pullets to me.
     
  9. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    ^ Yep, I agree. That last picture of the red bird looks very girly (if you're sure thats the same red bird, that is :) ). If you have any cockerels, they'll likely start crowing very soon.
     
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