Easter egger or naw?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kdolly87, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I was told this little girl was an easter egger.. But her beard isn't coming in at all yet. Shes about 5.5-6 weeks old. Any thoughts?
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    To me, she doesn't look like an Easter Egger. I would guess that she is a Black Australorp or something similar. Where did you get her?
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Also, I'm not so sure that "she" is a she. The comb appears rather red for the age.
     
  4. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I'm saying she out of pure hopefulness!! Lol I got her from a "breeder" in Knoxville Tennessee. Which is about 2hours and 40 minutes away from my town. I drover over 5 hours and this person has turned out to be not so trustworthy as far as breeds go.
     
  5. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all EEs have beards. If they are going to have them, you can clearly see them the day they hatch.
     
  6. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know!! Well if she is a she* and she's an easter egger the eggs will tell the truth I'm sure!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree it looks like a cockerel. On the off chance it is a pullet, your chance of blue or green eggs is slim due to that straight comb--pea combs are linked to colored eggs.
     
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  8. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know!! I'm just crossing fingers for eggs instead of angry neighbors!
     

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