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Splash blue-laced red Wyandotte or EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by catchthewind, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. catchthewind

    catchthewind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why didn't someone warn me how addictive chickens are? I've been at it less than three weeks and already want more. [​IMG] We just got two new little babies today. One is an Australorp. The other was sold as a Splash Blue-Laced Red Wyandotte, but she looks an awful lot like our EEs to my completely untrained eye (and there were EE's in the brooder with her). Just curious how to tell the difference. I have read that leg colour can sometimes give it away, though one of my EE's has green legs and the other doesn't, so that doesn't seem to be foolproof. Also, any guess on gender yet or way too early still? She had a tiny comb compared to some of the others there, and more feathers than some, but again, I am a complete newbie so I really have no idea what I'm doing yet. [​IMG]

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    ETA: Not sure if it makes a difference, but she's also tiny. She's smaller than the Australorp (who is from the same hatch as her), and only a week to ten days younger than my EE's but about half their size.
     
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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Comb looks more like a Wyandotte to me.
     
  3. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a splash blue laced wyandotte to me [​IMG]
     
  4. catchthewind

    catchthewind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, thank you both! I didn't even think to compare the combs. Told you I'm a newbie. [​IMG] Not sure how people did this before the internet. [​IMG]
     
  5. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The internet just makes it more fun.
     
  6. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] and I agree...splash wyandotte.
     

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