Got some new EE's today :) PICTURES!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SterlingAcres, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Okay, so I met a fellow BYCer today and picked a few new EE pullets for my boys. They are really pretty. My only concern is their feet. Maybe someone can tell me how to clear them up? They're a bit scaley and bulky looking.

    Here's some photos:
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    This first one, I was told was a hen, I'm 100% certain it's a rooster. If anyone agrees with me, I have a FREE Easter Egger cockerel available.

    White with black speckles
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    Grey and Tan- DH's favorite
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    Gorgeous light creme
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    2 regular partridge-ish colored. The one on the left has curly toes.
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    All, except the creme colored one, have feet like this:
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    HOW do I fix this? It's gross and none of my birds have ever had it.

    By the way, I'm not complaining. Anyone with that many birds couldn't possibly know/see individuals, just masses. I definitely didn't want a rooster, I have too many. But these birds are very pretty, imo. Just need a little work.
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2008
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    That black & white one looks really cool.
     
  3. CrowinKing

    CrowinKing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is a him I'll probably take him for my girls I just got!
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Quote:Come get him. I'm 100% it's a boy. It's accosting my hens in the quarantine cage! [​IMG]
     
  5. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Wow, they are beautiful!! I love the white one with the black speckles!! Shes so different!! Congratulations!!!![​IMG]
     
  6. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As soon as I saw him I thought that's no hen - then I read the caption underneath. I would say you have a rooster among the girls. They are all very pretty birds. I have no idea about the legs - could it be mites? If so, I have read to coat the legs with vaseline for a couple of weeks along with treating the coop area and that should clear it up.
     
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very pretty EE's
     
  8. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so jealous!
    Yeah, I agree it is probably mites. I don't know the best way to tx though.
     
  9. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Thank you [​IMG]

    All our EE roos are named after Harry Potter characters, so the pullets will be too.

    So far, the names are as follows:

    Grey & Tan= Buckbeak
    Creme= Luna
    White w/ black speckles= Minerva
    Partridge-ish colored one= Bellatrix
    " " with curly toes= Crookshanks

    And the demon roo is Voldemort until he finds a new home. LOL
     
  10. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
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    Lovely birds. 1st one is a roo for sure.
    They have scaly leg mite. Search the forum for effective cures & beware, it's contagious so you really don't want your original birds to get it.
     

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