Im Not Sur What She Is?

CluckNChik1357

In the Brooder
8 Years
Sep 4, 2011
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Okay I Need Help On Figuring Out What Kind Of Chicken My Baby Girl Is and I Think She Might Be AnAmeracuana But Im Not Quite Sure. Please Tell Me What She IS S o I Can Stop Reffering 2 Her As "The Speckled Chicken." And I'm New Too Raising Chicks


She's 1 Month Old, And Her Name Is Speckle.



 

CluckNChik1357

In the Brooder
8 Years
Sep 4, 2011
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Austin, Texas
Thank You So Much, But i thought Easter Eggers had yellow legs? and what kind of color eggs do u think they might be? (just wondering
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MissJenny

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10 Years
May 11, 2009
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Easter Eggers legs run from green to slate -- and their body can be any color. They do tend to have tufts at their cheeks or even fully beards. I have had Easter Eggers and yours does not really look similar -- but it is one breed whose appearance eanges wildly.

They lay blue/green/beige eggs.

I know, not really helpful.
But happy to chime in.

Jenny
 

CluckNChik1357

In the Brooder
8 Years
Sep 4, 2011
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Austin, Texas
Yeah Im Pretty Sure She's An Easter Egger But Im Still Confused On Why She as Different Colored Eggs And No Puffy Cheeks Yet. But She Is Still Only A Month So I'll Just Have 2 Wait And See.
 

MissJenny

Songster
10 Years
May 11, 2009
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Cincinnati, Ohio
As EE's tend to be mixed with other breeds, hence all the variations in colors, she may have lost the tufted-puffy cheek gene. Or she may develop a bit of a beard over time. As for the colored eggs... that is their claim to fame. Puebreeds -- Ameracaunas and Auracanas (the spelling here is likely way off) lay blue/green eggs. When they are mixed with other breeds the egg color gene tends to hang on for dear life.

Enjoy your hens,
Jenny
 

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