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Gender Bender...Easter Eggers...Pullets or Cockerels?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SaCollins, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. SaCollins

    SaCollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Elliot is a frizzled EE and 8 weeks old...here are pictures of her comb, profile, tail, and foot.
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    This is Velma...she is an EE also and is 4.5 weeks old...here are her pictures...comb, profile, tail, and foot.
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    This one is Blondie...she's also an EE and 4.5 weeks old...pictures of her comb, profile, tail, and foot are below also.

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    Anyone know what they are? Please help!! I'm new to this...these are my first chickens ever! Thanks so much :)
     
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Those look like mixed breeds to me. Nothing about them indicates that they are Easter Eggers. No pea combs, no muffs, no green legs.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

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    Nothing is screaming cockerel, but they are to young to say for sure. Post again when the are 8-10 weeks so we can confirm.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

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  5. SaCollins

    SaCollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    junebuggena, that's what EE are, mixed breeds [​IMG] They are not Ameraucanas...although the frizzle is from a true Ameraucana...so I'm hoping she'll lay blue eggs! [​IMG]

    Chicken Girl1 and ChickensAreSweet, thank you!! That's exactly what I was hoping to hear!! [​IMG]Well that they aren't noticeably cockerels, lol...
     
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  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto this!
     
  7. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An EE is a mix and doesn't always present pea combs.
     
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  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG]I have Easter eggers that are clean faced and have yellow legs. By using the rooster in the picture, next spring I will have Easter eggers with yellow legs, clean face and single comb.
     
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  9. 12 gauge

    12 gauge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both of the top ones look like hens to me blondie maybe a rooster
     
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  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Ah yes, the rise in popularity of the Cream Legbar. It would really help if people would post which breeds went into creating their specific Easter Eggers. There are hatchery Easter Eggers, and their mixed breed chicks, non standard Ameraucana and Araucana, Legbar crosses, and Ameraucana or Araucana mixes; and they can all technically be called Easter Eggers.
    Honestly, I don't consider a cross bred chick an Easter Egger until it is proven to lay a colored egg. Until that point I consider them mix breeds that may or may not have a blue egg gene.
     
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