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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emmachickgirl, Aug 11, 2015.

  1. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's definitely a mixed breed. The owner actually thought it was an Ameraucana when he bought it which probably means whoever sold it to him sold it as an Ameraucana. Since hatcheries commonly and incorrectly market their Easter Eggers as Ameraucanas, I think this one was likely a hatchery bred Easter Egger. With those whitish legs, she may even have some Marans in her and be an Olive Egger. As you said, her condition is so poor, it's hard to tell what her exact feather coloring would be.
     
  2. emmachickgirl

    emmachickgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Not really she was missing a few feathers but not like the way she is know and what I reaseched is that EE lay green ish eggs but the lays a kinda pink/cream looking egg
     
  3. and-roo

    and-roo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm... Do you have any pictures of her when she had more feathers?
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Greenish is the most common color with Easter Eggers, but they can also lay blue, olive, beige, and sometimes even a pale pink. This variety of egg colors is the reason they're called "Easter Eggers." The fact that she lays a pinkish egg is confirmation that she is in fact an Easter Egger. The pic below is three shades of EE eggs including a pale pink one.
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  5. emmachickgirl

    emmachickgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    No I don't have one when she had more feathers I wish I did though
     
  6. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    @Michael OShay will one EE hen lay different colored eggs or will each hen tend to lay the same color?
     
  7. sophiaw00

    sophiaw00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After an EE hen lays her first egg, whatever color it was will be the color she will lay for the rest of her life .
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Whatever breed she is, you need to separate her from that rooster. I'm okay with hens being a little bare backed, but that poor bird looks horrible. She needs to be pulled from the rooster and given some high protein feed to help her repair all those feathers. Poor thing.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on the above post.
     
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  10. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I had a silver laced wyandotte hen that laid pink eggs, so just because a hen lays pink(ish) eggs does not mean she is an EE. Just saying....
     
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