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

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    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

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    some d'uccles do
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    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

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    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

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    Quote:that's the first thing that came to my mind as well.
     

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