Adopted and not sure!' Help????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by threelittlepigs, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. threelittlepigs

    threelittlepigs In the Brooder

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  2. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chirping

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    Looks kinda like an Easter egger.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    She looks like an Easter Egger to me.
     
  4. threelittlepigs

    threelittlepigs In the Brooder

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    I thought Easter eggers lay different color eggs? Her eggs are light brown. Maybe she is mixed with ER
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    She looks like an Easter Egger to me, too. The definition of an Easter Egger is that they lay colored eggs. While most lay blue, green, or pink eggs, some will lay basic brown eggs.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She may have an EE parent mixed with a brown egger parent, or she may simply be a poor hatchery stock EE. You can call her an EE or a mixed breed bird. Nothing else stands out as a contributing breed.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Agreed.
     
  8. threelittlepigs

    threelittlepigs In the Brooder

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    Thank you all!! She is so pretty and sweet. EE it is!!!!
     
  9. WNCcluck

    WNCcluck Chirping

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    You'll love having her. We've got three EE's who look fairly similar to one another in coloring. One lays brown eggs; one lays blue eggs; one lays green eggs. They've got great chickenalities, too.
     

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