Is this a pure EE cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickengirl47, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend gave me eggs to incubate and I was wondering if this is a pure EE cockerel? Or a mix breed cockerel...Thanks

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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a mix but good looking !
     
  3. suki'smom

    suki'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mixed breed
     
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    EE's are mixed breeds.. :)
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    But if you have one ee parent and one other purebred parent you can differentiate. I think that is the case here, you can see the ee influence, but that comb and yellow legs look like the other parent had a straight comb and yellow legs.
     
  6. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be Salmon Faverolles cross too [​IMG]
     
  7. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    yes but i have seen "pure" EEs with single combs and yellow legs from the origional americana crossed with _________ that had yellow legs and a single comb. the chics still llayed blue eggs so therefore they were EEs
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I thought of that at first but wouldn't he have five toes and/or some feathers on the legs?

    I so want faverolles, when I'm "that old chicken lady".
     
  9. SweetSilver

    SweetSilver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know I'm not the only one already planning my future as TCrazyOCL. Time to start collecting chicken-size diapers?

    Yes, faverolles are on the Chicken Lady List.

    Anyhow..... sorry for the AM OT rambling........
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No, no diapers here. But I do plan to have at least one huge bachelor pad. I love roosters, the flashy colors, the strutting, the crowing.
    Faverolles, large cochins, and some funky mixed breed birds are on my list.
     

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