Easter Egger Sexing "tips and tricks" *Pictures Included*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Morgan7782, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    Do you have a picture of the B/W? Maybe we can ease your worries!
     
  2. TREX

    TREX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To the EE breeders out there ....which of these 2 ee roos is more likely to be carrying the blue egg gene? What color egglayers can I expect chicks to be if I breed these EEs to Americaunas? Mostly blue eggs?Or will it be variable?(supposed to be getting black blue and splash americaunas from a breeder) Thanks for any info you can provide!
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Both carry the gene. You can expect blue or green eggs from their daughters if bred to other EE girls. Green & brown if bred to a brown layer.
     
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  4. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get 250# bags of shavings from a local wood working shop. It's cheaper than TSC bags of pine shavings and seems to be just as absorbent. I haven't had any issues yet and I've been using it since April.
     
  5. CarolinaHen

    CarolinaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here ya go! S/he is about 10 weeks old.

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  6. Wishing4Wings

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  7. CarolinaHen

    CarolinaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The splotchiness of the colors, black/white pattern, comb, posture all point to cockerel :/ If so, he will be going to my dad since he is looking for an EE rooster.
     
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  8. TREX

    TREX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a side view of the comb? This pic is a bit blurry and its hard to tell what the comb looks like in this pic.That comb is bright red though from the looks of it.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Haven't seen any girl coloured like that. Going with cockerel
     
  10. CarolinaHen

    CarolinaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb is a single row pea comb that is pretty bright, but hasn't gotten larger for about a month. I checked saddle feathers earlier, and there are some pointy ones starting to come on. Looks like my dad will be getting his EE cockerel this weekend to go ith the pretty little hen he has. :)
     

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