I need help with me chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lilchickladyjr, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. lilchickladyjr

    lilchickladyjr New Egg

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    How do you tell a baby easter egger?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- are you asking how to identify easter eggers or how to tell the gender of easter eggers? If you have chicks and are wanting to sort them out you could post photos of them and we can help you ID who is what.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I agree with OGM's post.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can post pictures of your chicks at "what breed or gender is this." You will get better results if you wait till they are 6-8 weeks old
     
  6. lilchickladyjr

    lilchickladyjr New Egg

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    My easter egger is 1 mouth old today.But I do not know if it is a easter egger?
     
  7. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Welcome to BYC
     
  8. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to byc friend!
     
  9. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Sometimes fluffy cheeks give it away but the EEs I got from Murray McMurray did not have them. Can you post pics?
     
  10. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    because they are not an actual breed, but a mix of breeds, Easter Eggers don't have any one standard of characteristics that identify them - which can make it difficult sometimes to spot them with certainty. *generally* speaking, they tend to have greenish legs, pea combs and some degree of beard/muffs -- that being said, there are clean faced, single (or other) combed and yellow (or other color) legged birds that are Easter Eggers.......
    If you take some photos of the bird you have and post them we will gladly take a look
     

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