What could they be ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by maryellen21, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. I have no clue what they are. They are extremely skittish and have not laid any egs. I got them in sept and were told they were laying and between 6-9 months old

  2. They are the hawk colored ones the buff one i dont have
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    The buff one is a Buff Brahma. The grayish ones are Easter Eggers.
  4. I dont have the buff one.
    So the hawk colored ones are EE ? Are they normally super skittish?
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

    Nov 4, 2014
    East Tennessee.
    I agree with Bantamlover21's guesses.

    No, not all EE's are skittish, my are pretty tame. I'm guessing that it has something to do with how they were raised, and whether or not they were handled as chicks.
  7. I have no clue, i got them with the other one and a black one they all came together as part of a flock.the black one and rust one are coming around now but i still cant hold them like i can with my original 6. They are not skittish like the grey ones- those i cant even walk near lol. They will comerunning to me when i walk to the coop area but thats about it lol
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Yes, they are Easter Eggers. I've raised them for years (still have some in my flock) and they are generally docile birds with varying personalities. Some of them them are quite friendly, while others are very standoffish. For the most part, mine have tolerated handling but don't really like to be handled.
  9. binky1902

    binky1902 In the Brooder

    Dec 25, 2014
    Out of all my breeds of chickens, my Easter Eggers were the last breed to finally trust me enough to eat meal worms out of my hand. Mine are still pretty skittish, but they have flying skills that my others could only dream of.
  10. The woman i bought them from said they were laying but i haven't seen any eggs and i got them in sept. Yeah they can fly way better then the other ones

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