Is my free exotic a Buttercup pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeadHen, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is this one?
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  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    Does she look like she has poofy cheeks? That would be a definite sign of having ameracauna blood in her.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    It looks like a Sicillian Buttercup! [​IMG] They're pretty.
     
  4. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a buttercup to me..See my avatar! You are so lucky!
     
  5. alyssa558

    alyssa558 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a Sicilian Buttercup to me, too!

    Hurray! My Buttercup is one of my favorite chickens.
     
  6. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Her cheeks are a little poofy but not as poofy as my two Araucanas that I got with her (ordered from MM so may only be EE's but have the poofy cheeks chickmonk strips and are a milk chocolate brown color). The exotic is a much lighter yellow (like Cinderella's hair) with a few dramatic black markings on head and more on her back with ?grey? inside them and she's got a little bit of broken up eyeliner. My 6 year old wants to name her Hannah Montana [​IMG]
     
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  7. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She might be a buttercup, she is getting some color to her legs but too soon to tell if beige or greenish hue. Has beautiful black and white speckly pattern coming in on her wing tips. The chicks are a week old today. So far she is my favorite chick, she RUNS right up to me when I put my hand in and is reluctant to leave my hand when I put her down. She has even tried to jump into my hand! She is always curious about everything and patient with my young children. I'm so glad MM put her in my order! [​IMG]
     
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  8. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are current pics of her.
    You can see a little of the new wing feathers on the tips of her wings here.
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    I put the camera in and she ran right up to investigate as always. [​IMG]
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  9. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is starting to look more like a EE to me now..greenish legs..if she was a Buttercup she would be getting more brown instead of light..EE's are awesome too!
     
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    If she got "crowns" on her comb, she would be a buttercup. However not seeing her comb and puffy cheeks, I would say she would be an EE.

    Cute!
     

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