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breed help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrscrabtree92, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. mrscrabtree92

    mrscrabtree92 Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased 6 chicks two Mondays ago. not real sure on age though I know they are all over a week and 3 days old. when we got them we were told there were 2 easter eggers 2 Rhode islands 1 silver laced Wyandotte and 1 lavender orpington. I still don't know the gender of some but now we are second guessing the Easter eggers actually being easter eggers. The top two pictures are the ones that are supposed to be EEs. The last picture has our Wyandotte Orrington and the 2 EEs. We think we have one roo and one pullet in the 2 that are EEs. Are theses actually EEs or something else?


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  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say something else.
     
  3. mrscrabtree92

    mrscrabtree92 Out Of The Brooder

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    Better pictures of the 2
     
  4. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are easter eggers, i used to have some and when they were chicks they looked exactly like that. They are too young to sex, but when they are around 1 month the pullets grow their tails first and the roos grow their comb first. Hope this helps [​IMG]
     
  5. mrscrabtree92

    mrscrabtree92 Out Of The Brooder

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    One is already getting its tail while the other is not also the wings are tilting differently I noticed hens are more rounded and straight back while the roos are more pointed and tilted down more
     
  6. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    correct, the pullets grow their tails first and the roos grow their combs first with less tail.
     

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