What Gender and breed is this Chicken??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WestVermont, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. WestVermont

    WestVermont Out Of The Brooder

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    Mystery chick of an unknown Breed! Would love your help in figuring this out.... I think it's a hen but at 15 weeks I can still be wrong. Rare or very rare from McMurray's.[​IMG]
     
  2. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    I'm going to say EE Rooster or could be Araucana. But 100% rooster. Saddle feathers and pointy neck feathers.
     
  3. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too was/am going to say EE roo. I see saddle and hackle feathers. Although the comb appears to be a single row pea comb not the 3 row pea comb roos typically have.
     
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  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Yeah i was confused with the comb as well.
     
  5. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe it's just the angle of the picture.
     
  6. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe but it definitely looks single.
     
  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely an Easter Egger rooster (a hatchery's version of an Ameraucana).

    Easter Egger roosters also happen to be McMurray's most common "free rare exotic chick." [​IMG]
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  9. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    x3 :p
     
  10. WestVermont

    WestVermont Out Of The Brooder

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    This bird is much bigger and colored way unlike my other EE. Is that usual between hens and roos?
     

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