Gender and Breed Help for a Newbie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrsBkyrdChicks, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. MrsBkyrdChicks

    MrsBkyrdChicks New Egg

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    We have our fist set of backyard chickens and are sure (at least) one of them is a roo but are getting mixed feedback on which one! We have two americaunas and not sure what our little golden one is. We are sure one of our Americaunas is a roo. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you!
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    All are Easter Eggers. The one with the brown body and black head is a cockerel; the other two so far appear to be pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha - all three are beautiful EE's. Especially love the cockerels coloring
     
  4. mbphotos09

    mbphotos09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the above posts. They are all gorgeous! [​IMG]
     
  5. MrsBkyrdChicks

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    That's what I was afraid of. She ...he is so beautiful!!! We can't keep him in town but had a friend who really wanted him! We thought this one was a boy too? It's been so slow at getting its feathers and my husband swears he's seen it try to crow. What does Easter Egger mean? Thank you all so much, we have fallen in love with these three!
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    That so far appears to be a pullet, though EEs can be tricky.

    An Easter Egger is typically a multigenerational Ameraucana hybrid. They are frequently missold as pure Ameraucanas.
     

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