Ameraucauna or EE

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

  1. bakohens

    bakohens Out Of The Brooder

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    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?

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    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.
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  2. sgt_dane

    sgt_dane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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

    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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