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EE without a tail

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ging3rhoffman, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Songster

    Feb 23, 2009
    One of my EE's never grew a tail. I wonder if she might lay blue eggs since she doesnt have a tail of any kind. Ive checked her over and she doesnt have any sort of tail, just a rounded rump. What color would you say she was? There sure is a big difference from 2 days old to 3 1/2 weeks old.


  2. It looks like she has Araucana traits shining through the mix! She's beautiful.
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    It is rumpless. EE's do not have any color standard, so they're found in any and all patterns and colors.
  4. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Songster

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    patridge looking very nice good luck on this bird and her eggs, but not having a rump con not determite egg color, egg color is determined from the genes of the parents
  5. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Her legs are green, therefore she's not a true araucana. She'll probably give you pretty green or blue/green eggs. How fun to have a rumpless one!
  6. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    She sure is cute
  7. Sierra pachie bars

    Sierra pachie bars Queen of the Lost

    Nov 8, 2008
    I had a rumpless EE. she went so long rumpless but she finally did get in some tail feathers. So think some of the ee's are slower to develop in some cases.

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