The good news is that we have an Easter Egger cockerel to perpetuate the fun blue eggs in the laying flock. The downside is Beardie will certainly not be going broody. The take-away lesson here is I certainly need to train my eye more! I was so certain Beardie was a she. Keeping chickens keeps you humble.
|suddenly, Beardie looks masculine|
|Beardie and Penny, whom I originally thought a cockerel|