Sold to me as a RIR, What the heck is it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Joe.G, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Songster

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    Ok Here are some Pic's Mine started out dark but now it looks like this at about 4 weeks.

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  2. Lots A Cluckin

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    it is an Easter Egger
     
  3. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Songster

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    looks to be a pullet also...she will lay beautiful green/blue eggs
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Um, that appears to be a cockerel. Four weeks old, three rows of "peas" showing on the comb already? That says male to me. Definitely an Easter Egger.
     
  5. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Songster

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    I say Pullet because roosters have red tones through out their the feathers...and pullets are duller like this chick
     
  6. Joe.G

    Joe.G Songster

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    Man I have plenty of EE already, I wanted a RIR, I had gotten 30 Plus of different breeds, Figures I picked out a EE. I hope it's a hen at least.
     
  7. bloom_ss

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    Yup...that's an EE. I think it might be a pullet, but it's so hard to tell. The comb is not red even though it has three rows of bumps and I don't really see any definite patches of all white or red coming in on the wings...it looks like a more even pattern. Wait about 2 more weeks or so and you'll know if it's a boy or a girl. =)
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Not always. I've seen plenty of plain black and white male EEs here on BYC. I sure hope it's a pullet, but the comb says male to me.

    Joe, sorry you didn't get your RIR. That's about as far as you can get from that!
     
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  9. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chirping

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    Well whatever it is I love that color! Nice chicken you have if you don't want it I'll take it lol

     
  10. BlueCamas

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    Easter Egger cockerel. [​IMG]
     

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