She said/He said Who's right? Who's wrong? No one!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, May 8, 2015.

  1. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I'm sorry... :(


    If she has any hint of green to her legs, she's definitely an EE... green legs is caused by (yellow skin) yellow leg over slate legs... Am's don't have yellow skin, it's white...
     
  2. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    So what are the main differences? I know I can go look it up, but you guys seem to know them well, and since we are on the subject, someone could just lay it out there.
     
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  3. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the info Ravyn. I had 11 barred EEs hatch out of 14 eggs I got from Jerryse. [​IMG] They are a couple weeks old now. I need to post pics.

    I ate a young EE rooster a couple weeks ago. Should have let him gain more weight. Good eating.
     
  4. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    The dead giveaway is green legs. Like Ravyn said, that indicates a yellow mix. There are also only certain colors accepted by the APA. AmyLynn's EE looks exactly like mine, but the legs are wrong. When you start talking SOP, it gets even worse. Even the bird I posted pics of here is a cull, purely because of the purple sheen
     
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  5. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    I sold 4 EE roosters to a woman who said they were some of the best she's had. They were perfect butcher weight, though
     
  6. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Someone needs to come get my nn roo and see if he tastes as good as they say....lol
     
  7. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    NN's are quite good eating
     
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  8. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    I have a SS/EE mix rooster. I'm trying to convince my mom to butcher and eat him. [​IMG] He was obviously a rooster from around 4 weeks.
     
  9. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    My roo has the slate/gray legs. No yellow no green. But as far as know he's still ee. My question is: What comb type does the typical Ameraucana have?

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  10. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    Pea comb. He is EE because of the body colors
     

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