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What is this one???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by craftdr, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. craftdr

    craftdr Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone know what this may be? It looks like it has little tufts growing out the side of it's head... Thank you!

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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess you probably have an Easter Egger on your hands... :)
     
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  3. craftdr

    craftdr Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok... I've done what I should have before posting and did a little more research and from what I can tell it's an Easter Egger. Now to find out how good of a layer they are & if it will fit in with the RIR's I already have. So far she (I hope) appears to be very docile but we've only had her a few hours as it is a replacement for a fatality we had today. (we didn't want the others to get too old before getting another young one)

    Funny though as we were told they just got it in today so it would be about 24 hours old... We brought it home and it's bigger than my week old RIR's & has more tail feathers. :)
     
  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks like an easter egger
     
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  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Some EE chicks can be BIG FLUFFBALLS, I had one hatch and its looks as big as a 2wk old chick, lol. Some chicks can be born with pinfeathers but I've never had any born with more feathering than that. By it's wing feathering it looks to be probably 1-1.5wks old.
     
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  6. craftdr

    craftdr Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I was hoping to find a week old one so that it would be more in line with the others as I wanted to move them to their outside coop soon and didn't want to hold the others up while I waited for this one. They original 5 really like the coop when I take them out there for a while, probably because they have a 9x5 enclosure to run in instead of the 3 foot long brooder. :)

    And yes, this one's head looks like a football compared to the other ones, my son was convinced we got a baby turkey by mistake because he heard the lady at the store tell me it was only a day old. lol.
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, if it is anything like my EE's, they are a skittish birds. I have a couple of them for a year now and they are the only one of my layers that run from me when I walk into their barn. The others come right up to me looking for treats. They do lay beautiful blue eggs. :drool
     
  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Cute little EE.

    I only have four EEs but none of them are "skittish". Even the crazy girl that thinks she's in charge comes running for treats and squats at the sound of my footsteps. My EE roo is as laid back as they get. Of course, I bought from a local rather than a hatchery so maybe that's the difference? IDK, but just wanted to say that they aren't all skittish birds.
     
  10. craftdr

    craftdr Out Of The Brooder

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    This one is so laid back & calm that I've been worrying there is something wrong with it... It has a totally different attitude than the others but appears healthy so far.
     

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