from the co-op grocery...any idea re: the mix?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tallyho, May 15, 2011.

  1. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my pretty little 9 week mixed girl we hatched for fun from eggs from the local co-op grocery store. She's very streamlined and smaller than the BLRW a week younger than she is. She came from a green egg and has very green legs. She was a chipmunk chick with a black/grey tint. 4 toes. Minimal comb, pea-ish? Likes to roost in tree branches.

    Any ideas what she might be made of? I assume I just call her an EE?
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  2. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a very pretty little EE girl, I have no idea what her mom and dads breeds were except the mom was definiately and EE .
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Judging by the lacing and rose comb, it is an EE SLW cross.
     
  5. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Gee, I hadn't even thought of that but it makes sense. Both of those breeds could easily be kept as layers for the pretty, multicolor dozen eggs they sell. The only thing that doesn't fit is her sleek body design. EEs and SLW are more on the tubby side right?

    If she is an EE SLW cross could she be an olive egger?
     
  6. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:Gee, I hadn't even thought of that but it makes sense. Both of those breeds could easily be kept as layers for the pretty, multicolor dozen eggs they sell. The only thing that doesn't fit is her sleek body design. EEs and SLW are more on the tubby side right?

    If she is an EE SLW cross could she be an olive egger?

    EEs and SLWs that come from hatchery that breed for production don't have proper "type", and yes I am betting you have an olive egger
     
  7. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Gee, I hadn't even thought of that but it makes sense. Both of those breeds could easily be kept as layers for the pretty, multicolor dozen eggs they sell. The only thing that doesn't fit is her sleek body design. EEs and SLW are more on the tubby side right?

    If she is an EE SLW cross could she be an olive egger?

    EEs and SLWs that come from hatchery that breed for production don't have proper "type", and yes I am betting you have an olive egger

    I hope so. I'll follow up in about 3 months!
     

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