EE with no muff?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KHoward, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I think this is an EE but she has no muff - or are muff's only for Amercauna and Arcaunas?. She is ~5 months old now, and honks like a goose :) I got her and some black stars at the same time two months ago, but now the BS's are almost twice her size and she hasn't grown much. She seems to be short and stocky compared to the others.

    If they have yellow legs will they lay brown/buff eggs? Someone told me that with EE's, colored legs = colored eggs?

    Thoughts?

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  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats not an EE. Looks to be some sort of game rooster.

    Your roo has a single comb and wattles, an EE will have a modified pea comb and no wattles.

    EEs usually do not have yellow legs either.
     
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  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    1st of all "she" is a "he" and 2nd I do not think she is an EE looks gamey...
     
  4. AraucanaAnnie

    AraucanaAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with a game rooster, though it looks like it could be a cross. However, EEs can have a muff or no muff, araucanas have to have tufts to be show quality and ameraucanas must have a muff to be SQ. Your roo is beautiful!
     
  5. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (Shaking head) Noooooooo, please, please, tell me this is not a rooster! I bought this as one of six pullets at 12 weeks from the local grain store. All others were RIR or BS.

    (rolls eyes and faints)
    Thud
     
  6. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry :( thats 100% roo. On the bright side, if you keep him to breed, his daughters will be awesome mothers.
     
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  7. AraucanaAnnie

    AraucanaAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm sorry! :( If it makes you feel any better he is gorgeous!
     
  8. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh brother. Not good news at all :-(.

    Thanks everyone!
     
  9. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I wanted to give everyone an update. It seems as though "Pat" (from the Saturday Night Live skit) as we named him/her, is actually a girl. She only lays 2-3x per week, and a smallish light tan egg.

    Thanks to everyone!
     

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