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Any ideas on breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lashy, May 17, 2016.

  1. Lashy

    Lashy Out Of The Brooder

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    Grabbed 4 chicks from Easter Egger bin. Three look the same, like the others I've had. Then there is this one. Can Easter Eggers look like her or any idea what she is?[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Mixed breed, possibly EE. And by the looks of the tail feathers, I would say that "she" is a "he." I would need a better picture to tell for sure though.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    He looks different cause he's a he, not a she. Being male is what gives him that different coloring, leggy/unfinished look, and redder comb.
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup Easter Egger cockerel. And wow what a pattern, he's gonna be gorgeous.
     
  6. Lashy

    Lashy Out Of The Brooder

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    Bummer. I have no desire for a male... 'He' was born at the beginning of March. I already gave away a male white leghorn that is the same age that already had a very pronounced male comb. Do EEs take longer to develop the combs? When would I expect to see the comb form, being that it is about 11 weeks old?
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's got a pretty good comb now. It won't get a lot bigger, just redder.
     
  8. Lashy

    Lashy Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are a couple more pics I just took. Still think it's a male? Guess I was just expecting a much larger, more pronounce comb. The one I just gave away was huge compared to this one, and they were the same age. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  9. Lashy

    Lashy Out Of The Brooder

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  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have totally different comb types. Yours has a pea comb which stays small and low to the head. Your Leghorn has a single comb which is thin, tall, and has points. Pea combs were developed to prevent frostbite.
     

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