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Is this an EE and a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hmillie, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. hmillie

    hmillie Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my hopeful lady, Joanna Gains. She/he is only about 3.5 weeks old so it's probably too early, and was hatchery sexed but she is definitely different from the other 3 babies I got at the feed store with her. I picked 4 different breeds since this is my first experience with chickens and wanted a "grab bag" to see what I liked, but now I don't have anything to compare them to! Also not sure she/he is an EE?! Anyone know sex or gender or have a guess just for the heck of it??[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. hmillie

    hmillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry meant to put this pic in the post too. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    It's a little to young to sex (maybe in a couple of weeks) but I would say it is a EE.
     
  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is an Easter Egger and it is too young to tell the gender, but many times the ones with white wing patches are males. :(
     
  5. hmillie

    hmillie Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was noticing too, the males seem to have more patches and less consistent patterns. Bummer! I'll keep my fingers crossed though! I will have to find a home if she is in fact a he and a get a few new chick.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    It's hard to tell by the picture, but it looks like your chick may be developing a single comb, which would mean it wouldn't be an EE.
     
  7. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are Easter Eggers with single combs because they are a mix, but it is unlikely that they carry the blue egg gene. :)
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    x2 I had an EE with a single comb but she laid brown eggs.
     

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