Mutt...or...EE???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by knippk, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over the years i've crosses cochins with this-n-that..... I have several hens that look like pure cochins.....but lay colored eggs (and no i don't tell people they a pure...lol).
    I also have some that look like cochins with muffs and beards....ect. Soooo i know they are mutts.....but are they now EE's?????
     
  2. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
    East Texas
    If a bird has the gene to lay colored eggs and does not meet the breed standard for the Ameraucanas (and if the look like Cochins they don't) then yes, you have Easter Eggers. Albeit very unusual ones.
     
  3. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks......i've read on other post that EE's wasn't really a pure breed? And the more i read the more it sounded like some of my girls....lol.
     
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Do you have pics!!!!? I'd love to see them! Especially the muffed and bearded ones! [​IMG]
     
  5. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Any way you look at it, you have mutts. Now, they may be mutts by design (call them Designer or Boutique Mutts if you like). But mutts they are.

    BTW, EE's are mutts. No shame in being a mutt - chances are good that ALL of us here are.
     
  6. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the only pic i have of the muffed ones.....i have some young hens that have awsome featherd legs and really good round tails.......and yeah they are mutts...lol. I just get bored with the same ol, same ol!!!
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