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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 Overrun With Chickens

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

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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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
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2015
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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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 Water Under the Bridge 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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