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EE Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rayb, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. rayb

    rayb In the Brooder

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    This is my mystery chick from McMurrey. Early on, everyone guessed it to be an EE. I'm thinking it's a rooster. It's about 5 weeks old. Thoughts?

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  2. Hen Daddy

    Hen Daddy In the Brooder

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    We have EE 2 chicks about the same age. One is getting a pink comb and one is not yet. My guess is roo.
     
  3. CindyS

    CindyS Songster

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    It just does not look like an EE to me, I think it is a rooster though.
     
  4. purplepoen

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    Looks like a tufftless EE cockrel to me. My 4 month old pullet doesn't have a comb that big yet.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Quote:EEs don't typically have tufts...they usually have muffs/beard. It does appear to be a roo..not sure on breed tho.

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  6. rayb

    rayb In the Brooder

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    I'm not convinced it is an EE either. I was sure it was a Old English Game when it was younger but most thought it was an EE on this site from this picture when it was young.

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    We ordered an EE from McMurrey on the same order and here she is at 5 weeks. Note the green legs and cheek tuffs.

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    The "roo" in question was the bonus chick. Supposedly from the rare and unusual list.

    Here are some better shots of him. If it isn't an EE, any guesses as to what it might be?

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  7. LilPeeps

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    He's probably a gold pencilled hamburg.
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    partridge rock???
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    wrong comb
     
  10. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Songster

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    i have a chick that looks IDENTICAL but mine has yellow legs.


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