Is Mr. Fluffy an Araucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rainy, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. rainy

    rainy New Egg

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    This guy is the first "free exotic chick with every order" we have ever had survive...and of course Murray McMurray hatchery doesn't tell you what the free exotic breed is. We are guessing from the rose comb, green legs, and lack of any discernible rump as a chick that this guy is an araucana. I give you, Mr. Fluffy.

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    Also in the group of "brown egg layers" was this very striking hen. She is beautiful but we have no idea what she is either.

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    Thanks,

    -rainy
     
  2. mendocinosunris

    mendocinosunris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, rainy -
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    Mr. Fluffy looks like an Easter Egger to me. He's got the beard & muff of an ameraucana, and some unusual coloring. I love the mahogany color on his wings!
    Here's a pic of a true araucana from feathersite.com.
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    I can't guess what breed the girl is, but I LOVE her coloring!

     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC! (I have a Jersey Giant roo named Mr.Fluffy Puffy) Your roo looks a lot like a Easter Egger as Mendo said. The hen looks like a Sex-Link, possibly a black.
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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 on the roo the hen is probably a black sex link the brownish red can vary on them greatly.
     
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