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Ameraucauna or EE

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bakohens, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. bakohens

    bakohens In the Brooder

    Mar 28, 2010
    This is Sparrow, named because her peeps were so lyrical. The local feed store where I purchased her told me that she is an Ameraucauna, but I assume she is more of a mutt that has purebred attributes. When she was a chick she had one black tail feather, but she is entirely white as an adult. The dark smudges on her in the pictures is mud - her favorite past-time is taking dirt baths; it doesn't matter if it is dry dirt or wet dirt. So, Ameraucauna or Easter Egger? It doesn't matter either way; I am just curious.

    BTW: Any ideas for cleaning her up?


    This picture was taken when she was a bit younger, but it shows her beautiful green legs. That's Ouiser, her protector, in the foreground.
  2. sgt_dane

    sgt_dane Chirping

    May 16, 2010
    Im not sure what she is, but she is beautiful!!especially when shes clean ;-)
    Try taking her in the house and giving her a bath, a wet water bath [​IMG] You can blow dry her on low heat if you want..
  3. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Songster

    Feb 12, 2010
    She is soo cute! Look like my Snowball! I'd from her green legs that she is a EE! My snowball lays a blue egg!
  4. kipper

    kipper Songster

    EE. She's a cutie![​IMG]
  5. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    green tinge to the legs and feet makes her an EE. But a beautiful one at that with very nice tail set and pea comb. Could almost pull off being an Ameraucana [​IMG]
  6. bakohens

    bakohens In the Brooder

    Mar 28, 2010
    Thanks so much! As I was doing research on the web, I found some Ameraucanas that looked a lot like her but not quite, and I couldn't pinpoint why she didn't quite fit. Now I know that green legs are the mark of an EE. Thanks for clearing up my confusion!

    Oh, and I'll let her know that she has a nice tail set! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2010
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Not all EEs have green legs, though. They can have any color since there is no standard for EE. I have a yellow legged EE, a white legged EE and a slate legged EE.

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