Leghorn / Ameraucana cross?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickPooh, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. ChickPooh

    ChickPooh Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you think? She's so.... "shaggy"!!! [​IMG]

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  2. ChickPooh

    ChickPooh Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone???
     
  3. Simpson Farm

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    Judging by the muffs it looks to be an Ameracana.
     
  4. ChickPooh

    ChickPooh Out Of The Brooder

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    Her color is not correct for the breed standards. More like an EE than Ameraucana. But I was wondering why she is so shaggy, like she always has a bad hair day... LoL
     
  5. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Judging by the lack of tail feathers, loose feathers and spotty areas of new feather growth, looks like your girl is molting.
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    She is an easter egger going through a bad molt
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't see any leghorn in her, just an Easter egger hen molting. How long has she looked like that? Is she a new bird for you?
     
  9. ChickPooh

    ChickPooh Out Of The Brooder

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    I got her at the auction for a friend of a friend... The leghorn idea was because of the color - someone said at the auction she was a leghorn cross.

    Thank you all!
     
  10. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    If she was a white Leghorn cross, she'd be white. I suppose she could be a brown Leghorn cross. When she starts to lay eggs, a Leghorn cross would most likely lay blue eggs, so that's one way to find out. Leghorn cross or not, her "breed" would be considered EE--and her weird feathers are from moulting, as stated above.
     

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