Is there a muffed breed not EE or Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jenjscott, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    I am trying to figure out a "surprise egg" It was a large brown egg. The chick is very large, reddish color, with nice big muffs, darker stripe down the back, no eye stripe. I don't know if there is anything besides ee/ameraucanas that have those muffs. I tried to look it up and I got 7 pages of the ee/ameraucana debate. Of course, it could from an ee daddy. Anyway, I thought I'd ask.
  2. TXmom

    TXmom Songster

    Maybe it's a Salmon Faverolle? How many toes does it have?
  3. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    some d'uccles do
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Russian Orloffs also have muffs and beards, and are colored similar to how you describe your chick.
  5. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Sorry I haven't replied to this post, thanks for the suggestions. I left on vacation on the 20th and just got back yesterday, and still haven't got the chicks back from the babysitters. I will check out the suggestions and see if I can figure this one out, and maybe post a picture.
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    There are lots of breeds with muffs and beards.

    Unless you know a parent was/could have been EE, ameraucana or araucana guessing EE based upon a bird having muffs is kind of like assuming that someone is fixing hamburgers for dinner because they went to the grocery store today.
  7. Vcomb

    Vcomb Songster

    Aug 19, 2008
    South Dakota
    My Coop
    Quote:that's the first thing that came to my mind as well.

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