EE or welsummer??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Beakz, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. Beakz

    Beakz Out Of The Brooder

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    everyone tells me the brown one is an easter egger, but it looks JUST LIKE a welsummer, i looked up pictures of them and she looks just like one. shes 22 weeks
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    She is an EE. I can see muffs, no evidence of a single comb, and the leg color screams Easter Eggger.
     
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  4. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    EE.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 You have an EE...green legs, beard/muff and what looks to be a pea comb....all point to EE.

    Plus her coloring is wrong for a Welsummer, as is her tail (I have both EE's and Welsummer).

    Here is a photo of my EE simiar to yours in that she has a similar Welsummer coloring....partridge pattern...but also has the distinctive beard/muff, pea comb, and green legs.
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    Now here are some photos of one of my Welsummers (or Welsummer mixes...at about 12 to 13 weeks?).She came in a grab bag of eggs, and my broody hatched her out with the Welsummer chipmunk coloring (making me hopeful) and now she looks just like my other Welsummer from a breeder (her hackle is more gold than it shows in the photos) and is laying nice dark Welsummer eggs.


    Welsummer [​IMG][​IMG] 2 bird photo: Welsummer on right (Wyandotte/EE on left? your guess is as good as mine on that one)




    I can't find a photo of my Welsummer from a breeder, so I'll link to this website
    And photos of Welsummers from the Feathersite:
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry//CGP/Wels/BRKWelsummers.html


    Enjoy your lovely EE girl...she should lay some lovely blue/green eggs...something a Welsummer will NOT do.
    Lady of McCamley
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Easter egger. As stated, your bird has a pea comb, dark legs and facial feathering. Welsummers don't have any of those things. Plus, color and body shape are different.
     
  7. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    What donrae said--plus, that brown partridge color is extremely common in EEs.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    She's an Easter Egger.
     
  9. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE !00% : )
     

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