Easter egger breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AZchickens17, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is my Easter egger, Ophelia. She is 5 weeks old. I am wondering what breeds are in her. She has a pea comb and gray legs but her coloring is different. Any ideas?[​IMG]
  2. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2015
    South Alabama
    Just looks like an EE to me. Is she a mixed breed?
  3. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well technically an easter egger is a mixed breed, I just want to know what different breeds you think she has in her[​IMG]
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Easter eggers aren't "mixed" breeds. Hatchery's don't cross breed A x breed B and get EE. They have flocks of EE that they've been breeding for generations and generations. So, your bird is an EE. Her parents were EE, her grandparents were EE, etc.

    They're just not standardized as to colors, and features like comb, etc.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  6. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh ok

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