Easter egger chick help... 1 is so different.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Grace birds, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Grace birds

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    Hello! new to byc and just have a question! i have 7 easter egger chicks and they are about 3 weeks old now. They all started out very chip monkish but one was always just smaller then the others and yellow....it is now starting to trade some yellow fluff for some pretty orangish brown feathers but is still much smaller then my other ee's and unlike all the rest this little runt has yellow legs my others have dark green legs. Is this not an easter egger at all im wondering? any advice would be great thanks!!
     
  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It could be a bantam easter egger. Your others could be regular EE's and the smaller one is a bantam.
    Hope this helps!
     
  3. Grace birds

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    thank you i will have to look up bantam ee!
     
  4. Leah567

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    Your welcome!
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Easter eggers have no standard of assistance due to being mixed breed birds. Your odd ball may be an easter egger, but could just as easily be a different breed all together. Can you take amd post some photos?
    While the bird may be a bantam, it may also be a bird that is failing to thrive which would benefit from additional care.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  8. Grace birds

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    So the first and second pic is the little runt i was talking about the third pic is what most of my other easter eggers look like. The black one is actually one of my australorps I have 7 of each.
     
  9. Leah567

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    They're so stikin' cute!
     
  10. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of the runt with the "bigger" ones for size comparison.
     

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