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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Catz1611, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Catz1611

    Catz1611 Out Of The Brooder

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    A Sterile chicken? or a Hen that does not lay eggs? I know that is probably a dumb question but there it is.. [​IMG]
     
  2. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not dumb, because I apparently have one. She is over a eight months old and has done nothing. She never developed a comb or wattles,no squat, but very sweet.
     
  3. Catz1611

    Catz1611 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks..I was feeling sort of sheepish about asking but..

    I just brought home three new chickens and One, I swore was a EE hen..I still think she is.

    but the lady who gave her to me, said that the person that she got the chicken from... said it was a mix between a Guinea and some other chicken... and said that the "cross" was one that wouldn't lay eggs??? [​IMG] Now, I know I am new to chickens but REALLY?


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  4. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That doesn't look like it has any guinea. It does look a lot like an EE.
     
  5. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an EE to me! Now, I have heard they can be slow to mature.
     
  6. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ditto on the EE
     
  7. AllCoop'dUp

    AllCoop'dUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ditto on the slow to mature..[​IMG]
     
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    billfields Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She's an EE pullet. Hopefully in the future she will provide some blue or green eggs.
     
  10. Catz1611

    Catz1611 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all [​IMG]

    I THOUGHT she was an EE Hen and not a cross. and the whole thing about not laying eggs...well I didn't know what to believe on that..because I have never heard of a bread NOT laying..not to say there isn't, but that I've never heard of such a thing. and like I said this IS my first experience with owning Chickens soo.... [​IMG]

    I am SOOO excited though! I can't WAIT till she does lay her first blue or green egg! YAY!! [​IMG]
     

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