Has Anyone Seen This EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tailfeathers, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Songster

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    Hi Y'all,

    I just lost "Sister", my only remaining EE and the one that got me into actually breeding, raising, and showing true WBS Ameraucanas.

    It's a long story but she succumbed to an illness before I could breed her to my Wheaten and Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas. I am wanting to develop a tri-colored Wheaten Ameraucana that looks like the Wheaten Marans hens on Bev Davis' site.

    So, below is a picture of Sister. Can anyone tell me if they have an EE just like her and, even better, if so what was used as a cross to develop it?

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    Look forward to hearing from y'all and am hoping I can get another just like her.

    God Bless,
     
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  2. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Songster

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    Hi there! I don't have a EE that's colored like yours even though I have 15 different colored ones. [​IMG]
    But I thought I'd make a suggestion for a breed that has similar coloring in it. Brown Leghorns have that type of coloring in them. It might would take a while to breed out the white legs though. [​IMG]

    I hope this helped some [​IMG]

    BTW: she is VERY pretty!!
     
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  3. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Songster

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    Thanks. I've got Welsummers and am going to try a couple of crosses with my Wheaten and Blue Wheaten roosters to see what I get.

    Anyone else? Anyone?

    God Bless,
     
  4. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    I have one sort of like her - well, not really. Her head is gold, and it fades to chocolate, then eventually black on her tail feathers.

    Wish I could help. Sorry [​IMG]
     
  5. SpringChickens

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    I have one that looks fairly similar, but not exactly. I can try to post a picture of her tomorrow?

    I got her from Ideal.
     
  6. cwhit590

    cwhit590 Songster

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    she was a beautiful hen!!! love those colors. hope you find out how to get more like her.
     
  7. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    after looking at the pictures I took, my ee's a lot different than I thought. Here are the pictures... mine is a lot more red/gold.

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  8. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Songster

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    Yes she is. I had one similar to her but sold her last year.

    I asked the same question on the ABC Forum and the consensus seems to be that she has some sort of BBR in her and that would be a good place to start.

    I'm still looking though for anyone who has an EE similar to Sister and knows how to get one like her.

    God Bless,
     

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