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9 week old EE weirdness?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jeepchick, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. jeepchick

    jeepchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased EE pullets from Ideal and got quite an assortment of colors including this weird lady. Is this a "color" or is she a mix of colors? Is this an EE at all or is this some weird random breed I don't recognize? Also she was VERY slow to feather out.....I mean at 4 weeks old all the other girls were pretty much feathered and she was almost ALL baby fluff still.

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  2. tamberlin

    tamberlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like one of mine - mostly. From an almost black EE chick, she is now a gorgeous combination of black, shades of brown and tan and white. She is one of our prettiest EEs and she lays PINK eggs! Plus she's got a great personality, and is always "talking" to me when I'm outside.

    I'd be curious what color egg yours lays when she gets to it...
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  3. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my rooster did when he was a chick!!
     
  4. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like she might be a he
     
  5. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Defin itally a boy, one of the classic EE roo coloring.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    That is an EE cockerel.
     
  7. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two EE roosters with the same coloring. Very pretty boys.
     
  8. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, you can see the red coming in over the shoulders and wing bows plus a very well defined red comb... All signs point to roo.
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    ee cockerel all the way with the coloration on the wings and the reddness of the comb
     
  10. ChickN'ChaseR

    ChickN'ChaseR Out Of The Brooder

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    My EE Roostie "Oddball" looked like this..We are new with chickens so we were like ..What the heck is this? Did they sneak and give us a weird little turkey? But turns out he is just a Rotten, Mean Ol' Roostie..with a sharp beak. :(
     

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