help with breed identification possibly a wheaten Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ekopapers, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. ekopapers

    ekopapers Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicks are around 7 weeks old and were part of a mypetchicken rare assorted breed batch, I know all the others were easter eggers. She (at least I hope she is a she) was a pale yellow chick when I first got her any guesses on what she is? Thanks!
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    With those greenish legs you have an Easter Egger as true Ameraucanas have slate blue legs. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Green legs means yellow skin. That means Easter Egger.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, another Easter egger. She'll probably mature to look a lot like this....

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  5. ekopapers

    ekopapers Out Of The Brooder

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    I was leaning towards easter egger but hoping she was a wheaten :/ oh well I love my other easter eggers :) thanks for the replies. mostly what is throwing me from not being an ee is that she was a solid yellow chick, all my other ee have looked like little chipmunks when they were little
     
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  6. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome. Because EEs are hybrids produced by crossing blue egg layers with brown egg layers there can be a great deal of variation in their appearance depending on which breeds were used in the crosses and the particular genetics involved.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree also EE
     

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