Baby Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redkan, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. redkan

    redkan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (S)He is just shy of 2 months old and is a bantam easter egger. I'm 99% sure he's a roo but thought I'd see if you all agree. Pictures of parents follow.

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    Mom (white hen in foreground)
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  2. thechickenguy

    thechickenguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a roo. :)
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    very prity parents i mite add.
     
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  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yeah Thats a roo for sure.

    Love the moms color too
     
  4. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know, the comb & wattles are bright...but where are the pointy saddle feathers?
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    At only 8wks old, it won't have saddle and hackle feathers showing yet. Not too far off though.
     
  6. redkan

    redkan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good, I'm glad roo seems to be the consensus. His full sibling is turning out to have a stray silkie gene (see picture) and I'm getting excited about seeing the results of them breeding back to each other.

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  7. thechickenguy

    thechickenguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:very pritty pullet. gorgous.
     
  8. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    looks be be a young roo but not EE. the hens looks to have silkie in her background.
     
  9. redkan

    redkan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL, I've posted their father and fore-mothers (?) in the past for breed and everyone has an opinion on the breeds that went into making them. I get green eggs from most of the hens with the occasional pink egg layer showing up, thus the reason I called them EEs. Aren't EE's supposed to be mutts who lay green eggs at their most basic? Are there other breeds that lay green eggs? This is definitely the first time the silkie gene has popped up.
     

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