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post #41 of 98

Here is a pic of one of my EEs as a chick:
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee4/mandymae76/CIMG1743.jpg

And of her as a pullet, she's a little bigger now, but same coloring:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee4/mandymae76/CIMG1887.jpg

Neat thread!

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post #42 of 98

Is that her in the middle? How big is she, ie how many lbs do you think? Is she laying if so what color and size eggs?

post #43 of 98

I love this thread!  I just ordered 25 EE pullets from MPC.  wee

I can't wait to see all the colors!

post #44 of 98
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Originally Posted by Joious 

Is that her in the middle? How big is she, ie how many lbs do you think? Is she laying if so what color and size eggs?


Oops, I guess I should have clarified...sorry!  She is the one all the way to the right.  The one in the middle is/was a RIR roo, he has since been re-homed.  She is fairly small, maybe 4/5 pounds?  And lays creamy, light brown eggs rant  yes for an EE!  Hers are a little smaller than my other breeds.

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post #45 of 98
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Originally Posted by Soccer Mom 

I love this thread!  I just ordered 25 EE pullets from MPC.  wee

I can't wait to see all the colors!


Make sure to post all of their colors...it will be neat to see smile

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post #46 of 98

Here is my EE, Rizzo, at about a week old:

http://i749.photobucket.com/albums/xx136/socalchicks/IMG_6699.jpg

She's on the right. You'll notice my silkie, Lucy, with her in just about every picture. I have two silkies and Rizzo treats them like her babies!

Around 4 weeks:

http://i749.photobucket.com/albums/xx136/socalchicks/IMG_7019.jpg

And now at 6 weeks

http://i749.photobucket.com/albums/xx136/socalchicks/IMG_7574.jpg


I'll keep posting as she gets older. She's changing so quickly!

post #47 of 98

I love EEs! I have three of them, wish I had more! I have a few Ameraucanas but I like the EEs better.

.Jamie. www.hillwoodfarm.net

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post #48 of 98
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Originally Posted by Joious 

We just bought 5 chicks from the local feed store. We were told that they are Ameraucanas but I've read on the forums that they usually turn out to be EE's. What do you think? I'm a little nervous...if they are really Ameracaunas they will be small and have small eggs, but EE's are larger right? My son has been waking up every morning saying, "Mommy, I want baby chickens!" We are in love with them either way. http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/thumbs/40207_432623099_1503397730_0.jpeg


These chicks (all of  them!) look almost identical to some that I got. Mine came from Ideal Hatchery (via a local feed store) and they're all Easter Eggers. Mine are growing fast and will be nice large birds. I'll post some pictures of at least some them at several ages later today. I split the batch with my landlady so I'll try to get some pictures of those 3 as well but it's raining off and on so I don't know when I'll be able to get those up.

New to chickens, hangin' out in central Tx with 3 pullets (1 BO, 1 BR, 1 Golden Sex-link), 4 Ameraucanas/EE (?) chicks, and one aged Border Collie who LOVES "her" chickens! (Only allowed to herd them, not eat them, but luckily she likes the former more than the latter!)
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New to chickens, hangin' out in central Tx with 3 pullets (1 BO, 1 BR, 1 Golden Sex-link), 4 Ameraucanas/EE (?) chicks, and one aged Border Collie who LOVES "her" chickens! (Only allowed to herd them, not eat them, but luckily she likes the former more than the latter!)
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post #49 of 98
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I finally got a chance to go back through all of this thread and WOW what gorgeous EE's!  It is so amazing to me how much they change!

I cant wait to post my before and after pics once the little buggers grow up! big_smile

post #50 of 98

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/54371_100_1615.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/54371_100_1616.jpg
3 days old

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/54371_100_1626.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/54371_100_1629.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/54371_100_1631.jpg
18 days old

I picked up two cute little EE chicks from a nice lady in Southern California. Out of all the chicks, they are the family favorites. My son got to name them because they hatched on his 10th birthday. So "Gizmo" is the darker chipmunk one and "Stripe" is the lighter one with a stripe on her head. I'm really hoping that they are pullets. Gizmo has no tail feathers (maybe rumpless???) and little comb starting to grow. Stripe has much more feathers than Gizmo. Let me know what you think.

This is my first post on BYC- i hope I uploaded correctly. Thanks everyone, I've really learned alot about chickens from this forum.

We adopted 2 BO pullets and 2 BR pullets too from a local feed store.


Edited by gjpaddles - 4/23/10 at 12:18pm
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