14 week Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by homeschool2boys, Feb 25, 2017.

  1. homeschool2boys

    homeschool2boys Just Hatched

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    [​IMG][​IMG]Pullet or cockerel? Thanks![​IMG]
     
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  2. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a BOY!
     
  3. homeschool2boys

    homeschool2boys Just Hatched

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    [​IMG] how do you know?
     
  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your third picture is the most telling.

    Large comb for the type of comb (pea). I am assuming this is an Easter Egger?
    Pointed hackle feathers (base of the neck), females would be more rounded
    Saddle feathers at the base of the back
    and Longer tail feathers coming in
     
  5. homeschool2boys

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    Thank you. I'm gonna go cry now [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, but that's definitely a little boy.
     
  8. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While it is definitely a boy, I'm wondering if it could be a mixed EE? It looks like one but the legs aren't the right color. All mine and those I've seen have dark legs.
     
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  9. homeschool2boys

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    lol, I don't know, probably...she had a lot of chickens ;)
     
  10. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thinking out loud: Wonder if it could be an olive egger? I have my EE's and then some I was experimenting with. I have olive eggers that are Cream legbae x welsummer that lay olive eggs and depending with whom you're talking they may or may not consider them an EE. If you were curious abut what egg color he carries, breed him to a white egg layer and see what the progeny produce.
    There are so many experiments you can do with chicken breeding.
     

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