Easter Egger? Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Anabaptist, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. Anabaptist

    Anabaptist New Egg

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    This guy (or gal?) was rescued out of a dumpster with three others. They were about 2 weeks old at the time. The guy who rescued them lived in an apartment, so he couldn't keep them. We were more than happy to give them a home.

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    They are about 3 months old now. Two of them are cuckoo marans; a male and female pair...score! The other one's definitely an Easter Egger.

    Other folks have unanimously identified this one as an Easter Egger as well, a beardless (our three others all have the beards).

    Would you agree this is an EE? Being a nube I haven't seen this sort of coloring; not even close to any of the coloring on our other birds. Is there a name for it? Typical EE randomness?


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    Last edited: Sep 29, 2012
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sad that they put them in the dumpster! it looks like a rooster to me but to early to tell. Im gald you rescued them ! and maybe EE
     
  3. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    Looks like an EE boy to me, that coloring is typical for EE males. Not all EE have beards.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a yung cockerel
     
  6. cluckcluck3499

    cluckcluck3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very pretty bird.....but, i think its a male, too.

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  7. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel all the way, you can see hackle feather coming in.
     

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