Eastern Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ptsai, May 28, 2016.

  1. ptsai

    ptsai Just Hatched

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    Happy Saturday!

    I got this chick from a local feed store who told me is an Ameraucana. After reading so many posts I started to believe I was told incorrectly. Would anyone care to help identify what I have? Maybe an Eastern Egger? I think his/her age is about 2-3 weeks, is there any way to tell whether it's a roo or pullet?
    Thank you so much for your time. Have a great weekend.
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  2. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like an Easter egger. Right now it looks like a pullet, but it is too early to know for sure. Post pictures in another 3 to 4 weeks.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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  4. Seesagirl

    Seesagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since Easter Eggers are pretty much the mutts of the chicken world, it's hard to tell. Mine was pale yellow and is now white. Only thing I can tell you for sure is the leg color does usually indicate the egg color.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Leg color doesn't indicate egg color, earlobes are usually do. If they have white earlobes= white eggs, red earlobes= brown or blue/green eggs.
     
  6. ptsai

    ptsai Just Hatched

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    Didn't know chickens have earlobes. Wow.. Learning something new every day
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Yup, breeds like Leghorns, Anconas, Andalusians, and Campines. Now there are a few breeds that have red earlobes (like Dorkings) and lay white eggs but the earlobe rule is mostly accurate.
     
  8. ptsai

    ptsai Just Hatched

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    Another week has gone by. New picture updates!

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  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Still no indication of it being a cockerel.
     
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  10. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    what did its wing feathers look like when it was smaller i can tell by looking at pics of its wings when it was starting to grow its wing feathers if there equal its a rooster feather length uneven its s hen
     

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