Grr. six weeks later and i still have no clue about the breed

conny63malies

Crowing
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Mar 22, 2008
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So this little chick is driving me nuts . They are about 5-6 weeks now and I still have no clue what this one is. I don't think its (SHE???) a OEGB, the comb seems to be wrong. I don't think its single comb, looks lore like a pea comb to me. THis chick is clean legged, has no puffy cheeks, slate-ish gray green legs, creamish white feather(not laced). I thought it could be a EE, but aren't those supposed to have puffy cheeks. It got them from TSC and they get them from Mt Healthy. Anyone have a clue about the breed?
 

Firekin1

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Apr 5, 2014
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The problem with an EE is they can look like anything, not all EE's have muffs, it's not a dominant gene and can be lost quickly, so you could very well have an EE. :)
 

Firekin1

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Apr 5, 2014
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Most feed stores and hatcheries that sell Ameraucana's are actually selling EE's, but they label them as Americana's (with the "i" in there) if you could grab one or two of them, you could make your own EE's by breeding them or mixing them with any other standard sized chicken. Mixing them will give you the most interesting colored eggs, from different shades of blues, greens, even pink depending on what colored egg the chicken you bred with it lays...and you also can end up with some pretty interesting chicken color combinations...lol...my problem is here there are no hatcheries, and we do have a local feed store but they sell only your run of the mill laying hens and meat chickens...you have to search real hard to find breeders for everything else...
 
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Wyandottes7

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Jul 24, 2013
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Doesn't look like an Old English Game or an Easter Egger to me. The comb is a rose comb, so I think that she may be a type of Sebright (Buff Laced, maybe?).
 

conny63malies

Crowing
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Mar 22, 2008
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Annetta Kentucky
Most feed stores and hatcheries that sell Ameraucana's are actually selling EE's, but they label them as Americana's (with the "i" in there) if you could grab one or two of them, you could make your own EE's by breeding them or mixing them with any other standard sized chicken. Mixing them will give you the most interesting colored eggs, from different shades of blues, greens, even pink depending on what colored egg the chicken you bred with it lays...and you also can end up with some pretty interesting chicken color combinations...lol...my problem is here there are no hatcheries, and we do have a local feed store but they sell only your run of the mill laying hens and meat chickens...you have to search real hard to find breeders for everything else...
I know what you mean. Out here they breed mostly breed game chickens and one person sells Seramas (she is on Ebay too). I went to Shepherdsville to a swap meet to get birds and to look at others. Taylor(12) bought a pair of self blue OEGB for 20$ . Everything else I manage to get either by luck at TSC or Orschelns (got speckled Sussex) or I have to order(geese, pheasant...)
 
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