Everyone meet Nugget. Any ideas what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ByrdFeathers, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. ByrdFeathers

    ByrdFeathers Songster

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    8A6AAFD3-95DF-4A18-844E-E1841F6B4291.jpeg CDF4130D-CC91-4FE9-A588-BB63B2D181AA.jpeg 24810711-2AA2-429B-8278-4A787EACB42D.jpeg 73AB622A-F0CE-4BE7-8167-9530E13D8442.jpeg i bought 9 americanas/ee from TSC. He/she is at least 3 weeks old. Half the size of the other 8 I got at same time.

    There were bantams in same tub or is it possible it is merely a runt
    Any ideas
     
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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    Do they make olive egger bantams these days? That's all I can think of unless it's an Easter egger bantam, but the barring is unusual for them.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    It's another Easter Egger. Easter Eggers can vary widely. Some are big and bulky, others are dainty and slim. And that can even happen if the birds have the same parents. It's part of the Easter Egger charm. You never know exactly what you are going to get.
     
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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    That's not barring. It's juvenile partridge patterning.
     
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  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    In the wing feathers? It looks too silver to be partridge to me and different anyway from juvenile partridge or silver penciled, but maybe it's just my sleepy eyes.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Silver based partridge is silver penciled. Depending on the breed, different words are used to describe the same set of genetics. Point is, that's not barring. It's just juvenile patterning that will change in a month or two.
     
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    Yeah, I forget how mixed up the coloring of Easter eggers can be. Definitely not the same as purebred chicks for those color varieties.
     
  8. Crazy for Chickens!

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