Americana or Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blissey86, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Blissey86

    Blissey86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this an americana ir easter egger. Also can you tell if its a hen or roo. Just wondering what everyone's thoughts are?
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    WAY TOO EARLY TO TELL BREED OR SEX.

    If I had to guess, I'd say Easter Egger.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    yellow feet = easter egger
     
  4. alliecat2886

    alliecat2886 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait I thought green feet = ee? I have chicks just like this amd was told yes ee and no ee bc there was no chubby cheeks or green legs. Your chick looks just like mine tho...and I'm shooting for ee!!
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    ee's are a mutt that lays green or blue eggs, so with that being said an ee can look like anything. Ameraucanas have to meet one of 8 certain colors, lay blue eggs, have muffs and beard and pea comb with grey legs and pink feet bottoms.
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    While it's true that EEs can look like anything, hatchery EEs are intended to resemble Ameraucanas so they usually have puffy cheeks and either green or blue tinted legs. Chipmunk patterning is found on MANY breeds and mixes and does not equal EE.

    Is this chick a bantam or standard? Where did you get it? What kind of comb does it have?
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a brown leghorn or welsumer chick to me
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I'm not seeing any EE features in this chick. I think you have a Welsummer. Hatchery EEs usually have at the very least: puffy cheeks, green legs, pea comb. They CAN be missing one or two features, but yours is missing a suspicious amount of them. That points to a different breed altogether.
     
  9. Blissey86

    Blissey86 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told S/he was a standerd Americana. I got it from a feed store by my house. I will post some more pictures later.
     
  10. Blissey86

    Blissey86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the comb sorry its kind of blurry S/he wouldn't hold still. [​IMG]
     
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