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Is this a ee

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by silly4buttons, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I went to agway this today and bought this chick it was in with the ameraucanas I know that they are really EE :fl

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    Please tell me it's a Orpington it will make my year :fl:fl
     
  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Well it's not an EE or an Ameraucana (we both know that)...no green legs or muff/beard for an EE (though they can come without those if the Ameraucana blood is far enough back)...and no slate legs/beard/muff for an Ameraucana....but I can't say if it is a Buff Orpington or not. A lot of breeds have yellow chicks.

    It might be....but the color looks a bit pale to me for a Buff...more like it will be a white bird....not sure of what kind...can't tell if those are true yellow or beige legs. Buffs have yellow legs, and generally have more gold yellow down as chicks as compared to a white rock or white leghorn.

    I find this chick photo chart generally true to appearances and useful when I've got a mystery chick:
    http://esteshatchery.com/gallery.html

    Post photos in a few weeks and we can help determine what you've got.

    Good luck with your new chick.

    Lady of McCamley

    EDITED TO ADD: After contemplating a bit more, while it does not have any smokey coloring on it, some White Rocks chicks can be pretty light colored, and they do have the darker beige leg at first...so you might have a White Rock.
     
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  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get a better shot of the leg color and of the comb/face?
     
  4. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More pics[​IMG]
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  5. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Peacombed with a shallow beard I would say you got a white ee
     
  6. Flat Rock farm

    Flat Rock farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it might be an EE is seems to have greenish/slate legs and I think I see small cheek muffs??? [​IMG]
     
  7. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Second set of photos...definitely NOT a Buff Orp...and those legs are definitely greenish in those photos....and those photos show slight beard/muff....I think an EE.

    Lady of McCamley
     
  8. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, a light colored EE. Hard to say if she/he will feather out pure white.
     
  9. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I love ee I already have 2 she is going to be very pretty when she gets older and lady McCamley thank you for that link it will help me in the future
     
  10. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the other ee I got I don't think it going that great the faces are a little dirty from egg lol

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