New adoptions, what breed is the rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by petaddict, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. petaddict

    petaddict New Egg

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  2. poultryhaven

    poultryhaven Addicted to Seramas!

    Jan 19, 2009
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    Looks like an EE (Easter Egger)
     
  3. dappertophatter

    dappertophatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your handsome new acquisition!
    You've got a Easter Egger, Americana, or EE rooster- all different names for the same thing. Basically, he is a GORGEOUS mutt- and if he was a girl, he would probably lay blue or green eggs.
    In my experience, they are gentle with their flock and good protectors, but are pretty wild- they are not fond of being held. Mine gave me a good run around the yard trying to catch him, but sat quite nicely in my arms when I finally caught up with him.
    Well, good luck with your new handsome boy!
     
  4. petaddict

    petaddict New Egg

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    Ahhhh, so that's it. Thanks. I looked up Americana but the rooster didn't look like this. I guess I didn't look at enough pictures. Great. Now when people ask I won't sound like a dummy.
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  6. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
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    Quote:Agree all the way. I was going to provide that link also. An EE is an Ameraucana or Araucana mixed with any other breed. They can come in as many colors and shapes you can think of. Most have cheecks, beards, green legs, and carry they blue egg gene (don't know the technical name). So basicaly an EE is a mutt with one of there parents being either a Ameraucana or Araucana.

    First roo is an EE and second is a Speckled Sussex. Very nice looking birds.
     
  7. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    That is one of the most beautiful EE roosters I have ever seen! [​IMG]
     
  8. pedro24

    pedro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my vote is on easter eggers
     
  9. dappertophatter

    dappertophatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what an Aracauna is (no tail, ALSO a blue or green egg layer, recognized pure breed), but I've never heard of an Ameraucana being used to tag anything else than an EE. Huh.
    Sheesh, run-on sentence. Off to read that thread now.
     
  10. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    A purebred Araucana will lay a blue egg. NOT a green egg.
     

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