Rooster? Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by doublehead, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. doublehead

    doublehead New Egg

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    Hi! I'm a rookie. Just built a beautiful coup, and have been raising what were supposed to be 3 Ameraucanas... (from a feed store - from a hatchery).

    Interesting changes in pecking order, the original alpha is now the smallest (they are 8 weeks old), and the original runt is now the Alpha! Also, she has yellow legs, not ash, so I'm thinking these are Easter Eggers.

    So, in light of said events, I worry she is a Roo. Opinions please! And she's an egger right? Not another variety?

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    Thanks!!
     
  2. Vora

    Vora Out Of The Brooder

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    Feed stores often market their Easter Eggers as Ameracaunas... it sounds better. While your other two may be EEs, this one is definitely a hatchery quality Silver Laced Wyandotte, not an EE at all!

    Edited to say: I'm almost certain that she is actually a he, also. x.x
     
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  3. doublehead

    doublehead New Egg

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    AWwwwwwww! These 3 birds are the tamest, most inquisitive and friendly I have ever met. And of course no roosters allowed in my zone [​IMG]

    I will miss "Frenchie" very much if you are correct.

    Thanks for the ID!

    -Shaun
     
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  4. memiller123

    memiller123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with Vora, that chick is definately a silver laced wyandotte. I have two and they are great chickens, calm, good layers.
     
  5. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he's a rooster!
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    You have a cockerel. Looks like a Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    SLW cockerel.
     

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