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easter egger? or not

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicksrocka, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. chicksrocka

    chicksrocka Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an EE that has a huge comb~even for a roo, that is almost flopping over. she has a beard and muffs, and even seems to have wattles (not big, not that small). isn't this not normal for an EE?
    thanks for input~I'll try to get some good pics. btw, the comb looks like a single comb instead of a pea comb.
     
  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE's can have ANY comb, so there is no "normal" for an EE
     
  3. chicksrocka

    chicksrocka Out Of The Brooder

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    ok~thats good to know~so there isn't any standard? (even for the mixed breed)? because she is also pretty big probably 6 pounds. she is 19 weeks old
     
  4. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no standard, However some EE's are easier to pick out [​IMG]
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    An EE is a cross--could be a cross of just about any breed with a bird that somewhere in its background was a bird who laid a blue egg.

    An EE can have any type of comb, although pea combs are most common as they are linked to the blue egg gene. It can have any colour of legs. It can have any colour or pattern on the plumage. It can have a muff/beard or be clean faced. It can have feathered legs or not. It can be large fowl or bantam. It can have a naked neck or not. It can even have silkie feathering.
     
  6. chicksrocka

    chicksrocka Out Of The Brooder

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    wow! thats alot of options for an EE! thanks guys.
     

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