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Was told that I have an EE and a SLW, but I think they switched which was which...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kstokes, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. kstokes

    kstokes Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told that the one on the left, the black one, was an EE, and that the one of the right, the yellow chipmunk-y one, was the SLW. That's the opposite, isn't it?? The yellow one has green legs and fluffy cheeks! I have pics of their backs/wings too, if you'd like ;) They're two weeks old today.
     
  2. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would be correct.
     
  3. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes the black one is a silver laced wyan.
     
  4. themadchicken

    themadchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW those are some really green legs. Yes the black is the Slw.
     
  5. kstokes

    kstokes Out Of The Brooder

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    great! now that we've got that confirmed, it just raises my worries that the EE is a roo :( I've read too many posts of people's chipmunk striped EE's being roos! I wonder if there's been an unofficial poll yet?
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's incorrect. I have 2 EE's both laying every day and had the chipmunk stripe! She lays a bluer egg.

    Here is my oldest one in front. We bought her at a 2-3 weeks old, so she has a bit of feathering. You can see she's clearly striped in the back.
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    My younger EE is in my profile pic. Has a stripe too. She is an olive egger!
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2012
  7. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just recently raised up a batch of 20 EE pullets ( yes, all pullets ) that were chipmunked. I think your stats are based on a fluke.
     

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