So Who is Guilty!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicky-dees, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Chicky-dees

    Chicky-dees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So who is guilty of actually catching their chickens and trying to look at the color of their earlobes? I'm about to go out and give it a try. Was curious to see what a chicken earlobe looks like.

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  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    C'mon, brown or white eggs.... we've all done it. (well most)
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Heck, you don't have to catch 'em, just look at 'em from a few feet away.

    FYI - you only see the earlobes when the chickens are fully feathered and mostly grown up. Oh, well, and afterwards.... they're just not visible much on youngsters.
     
  4. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Get some Rosecomb bantams, their earlobes get huge!!

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  5. Kaeta44

    Kaeta44 Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guilty as charged. But mainly just with my EE's whose earlobes are a complete mystery to me. They don't seem to have the prominent lobes of my other girls.
     
  7. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, i've done that before...who hasn't?![​IMG]
     
  8. Chicky-dees

    Chicky-dees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see the earlobes on my Ameracuna's either. They have feather fluff all around their ears, so I'll have to pick one up and get close and personal to see. It is pretty funny tho - looking at a chicken's earlobes - you won't believe how many poultry how-to books tell you to do that. LOL! One more amusing thing after another with chickens...
     
  9. flspnr

    flspnr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brb
     
  10. flspnr

    flspnr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. All 3 "big" chickens (my bantams) should lay brown eggs? They've got red or brown earlobes... [​IMG]
     

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