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Anyone know what I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ejonfriedman, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Ejonfriedman

    Ejonfriedman New Egg

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    I ordered 5 chicks from Meyers Hatchery and received my chicks on March 6th so they are 5 weeks old today. O ordered 4 Easter Egger Pullets and 1 Meyer Meal Maker. I asked for a pullet but not sure if they included another Easter Egger or something else. I have thought from the beginning that the darkest one was possibly a Silver Laced Wyandotte because I had said that would be an ok breed to send. Here are some pics of the girls, at least I hope they all are. One in particular, Ellouise, which you see has feathered much differently so I not sure and would like some opinions. So here they are (lots of pics)

    Penny:
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    Sprinkle:
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    Henrietta (SLW? or EE):
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    Ellouise (slow feathering one - would like thoughts on gender also):
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    Just a funny one of Ellouise:

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  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i see all EEs. No name looks boyish
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I love the last picture! They all look like Easter Eggers like Stephanie said.
     
  4. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like EE's to me. [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Ellouise is a cockerel, he's already getting the tale tell red shoulder of EE Roosters.[/FONT]
     
  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2. You're lucky you got sexed pullet B&Ws - many end up late blooming males, but Meyer does good by their sexing guarantee. Black & white EEs are just GORGEOUS. Unfortunately your meal maker will only make one meal... remember, you are supposed to donate it to the less fortunate [​IMG] Congrats!

     
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    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Ejonfriedman

    Ejonfriedman New Egg

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    Thanks for the feedback. I have been wondering from the beginning if Ellouise was really a roo. By 2 weeks out the other 4 had really featherd out whereas, Ella still had scrawny wings and no feathers. It's just been in the last week and a half where it has started to change. She/He has always been the most friendly/ inquisitive - least scared and walks a little differently than the others, much more upright. I guess I will wait a while longer to really confirm since I can not have a roo in my town, and it's also the one my youngest daughter named because it was the prettiest as a chick. Oh well....
     
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2012

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