Can't figure out what she is!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hennypenny9, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    This was a lovely lady who was sadly attacked and killed by a dog recently. I was thinking to maybe get some more like her. She was small and hardly ever clucked loudly, and laid light green eggs.

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    Sorry for the bad picture, but it's all I could find. Notice how small she is compared to the RIR and BR next to her.
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm guessing an Ameraucana or and EE. It's really hard to tell which, because the picture is so small. Sorry you lost her. [​IMG]
     
  3. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gumpsgirl- After more research I agree that she was probably an EE. It makes me sad because they come in such variety that I doubt I would be able to find as beautiful golden color as she was. [​IMG] But everyone seems to agree that they have a decent temperament, so that's a plus.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Looks like an EE to me !! Sorry for your loss !! I have a chicken killer dog so I know how you feel !! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I hope you can find another one. [​IMG]
     
  6. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks you guys. I now live in suburbia, and would hope to find a quiet (relatively speaking) hen. "Pretty" as we called her, was quiet, but held her own with our pushy RIRs.
     
  7. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    The EE's are known to be very sweet birds !! I have a few young ones and they seem more docile than my BR's.... I noticed your user name, how sweet !! after her I imagine ?
     
  8. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Good luck finding another EE, so sorry you lost her!

    Actually the gold colored EEs are all I seem able to find/get. I can't find ones with blue, white or a lot of black in them. I have 2 and the 2 I ordered from Ideal came almost exactly the same color as what I had, so I sold them. I love EEs though, they are one of my favorites. They also come in a bantam size, but I haven't been able to get any of those yet.

    These are my 2, they came from McMurray hatchery. They seem to look a little like your girl.
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  9. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    it looks alot like my ee. i have one of her eggs in my bator right now should hatch the 21st. she is one of the nicest hens i have that is true. sorry hopefully you can find a new one.
     
  10. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    My hen looks just like yours. She is an EE from Ideal Poultry. She lays a light blue egg.
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