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EE Combs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gapeach717, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 EEs I bought from TSC a few weeks ago, and I see that one of them has a completely different comb than the others. Do they have different kinds of combs bc they are a hybrid breed or is there a pretty standard comb? Sorry if this is in the wrong place, I can post pics if I need to.

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  2. rachel1

    rachel1 Out Of The Brooder

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    All of mine have pea combs but i have heard b/c they are mixed they can be single combed. Same with the face all of mine but one has a fluffy face
     
  3. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, not all of mine have beards either, but this one with the comb is strange bc it is *so* different, lol. Thank you!
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine have pea combs. Post a pic, that might help ID. :thumbsup
     
  5. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine have pea combs also.[​IMG]

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  6. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 14 EEs from TSC this spring also, and 2 of them have no beard/muffs and yellow legs. One has a straight comb. Maybe they got in the wrong bin, or they could be really poor EE crosses.
     
  7. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I had to get batteries for my camera and then a new card reader, so here is some pics. feel free to guess gender as well. personally i think both Marina and Pearl (the one with the questionable comb) are Roos.

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    MARINA
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    PEARL AND SHELLY (FOR COMPARISON)
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    PEARL
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    SAYLOR
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    Coral wouldn't get her head out of the feed bowl long enough for a good shot, but hers is the same as the rest.

    THANKS IN ADVANCE AGAIN!!
     
  8. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help?
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree marina is a cockeral. Look at those legs!
    I see pea and straight combs. Some ees have straight combs, but my understanding is the pea combs have a higher chance of laying green or blue eggs. I'm not sure it's a roo, you'll just have to wait and see. Straight combs are bigger than pea combs, so they look larger sometimes.
     

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