Dumb question but what is an EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mommystayshome, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. mommystayshome

    mommystayshome Out Of The Brooder

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    What is an EE and what do they look liek full grown? How is the egg production as well
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    easter egger
     
  3. mommystayshome

    mommystayshome Out Of The Brooder

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    Now are they good layers? About how many eggs a week should you expect?
     
  4. CHIC

    CHIC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are sort of a mutt version of araucana/americauna. They come in all colors and patterns. My EE hen lays about 5-6 eggs a week- pretty good.
    Here she is. She doesn't look like most EEs I've seen. Most have muffs, some have beards, and they can have pretty much any type of comb since they are a mix.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. dianneS

    dianneS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter Egger. I love my EE's! [​IMG] They are really hardy birds, good in cold weather, non-aggressive and friendly to people. Most of them are really pretty too! They come in all colors and they usually have muffs.

    I have two really handsome EE roosters that have produced some very nice cross bred offspring with a mixed banty that I have. [​IMG] All the babies are beautiful and look pretty much like EE's. They are all full-sized birds, not banties like their mom. EE's don't go broody though, so if I want any full-bred babies, I have to put EE eggs under another broody.

    My EE's are really good layers, sometimes laying an egg a day! They are the prettiest shade of blue-green too!

    http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv282/dshoenfelt/chickens016.jpg

    http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv282/dshoenfelt/chickens006.jpg
    http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv282/dshoenfelt/chickens008.jpg
     

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