EE Breed Confirmation

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hokankai, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a broody hatch out 2 blue eggs last month, but neither of them has the characteristic leg color of an EE. Do they still look like EEs?
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  2. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, an EE is a mixed breed bird that carries the blue egg gene. So yeah, they do look like EEs!
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, what a couple of cuties! tellynpeep is right, they COULD be EE because it's such a loosey goosey breed on genetics. However, I think it most likely that these are Cream Legbar chicks. EEs tend to have at least one of the usual EE traits, no matter how mixed they are (whether you are talking about the green legs, the muff, pea comb) Cream Legbars lay blue eggs, and do not have the EE features of green legs and the beard, and they have a straight comb like these chicks.

    Keep posting pics as they grow, they're adorable! [​IMG]
     
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  4. Roo on Harley

    Roo on Harley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Curious to see what eggs you get with the leg color...keep us posted!
     
  5. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were posted as Ameraucana/Aracauna eggs and the parents were a solid buff looking color with tails, beards and muffs, so I'm confused, haha.

    Thanks, they are cute [​IMG]. The chocolate one is a runt that I've named Hootie because s/he looked like a little owl as an itty bitty baby.
     
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