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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PotterWatch, May 9, 2008.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I posted a pic of this chick a few weeks ago and the general consensus was that she is an EE. Just wondered if there might be any other guesses now that she has more feathers in. She also has two funny feathers sticking out of her tail (one feather on each side). They look kind of like the feathers that peacocks have on their heads, just a shaft with a little feathering on the end. I tried to get a pic of those, but it was really hard to get my camera to focus on them enough to get a good pic. Anyway here she is:

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    The best pic of the tail feathers I could get:
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    Thanks for looking!
     
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like an EE type to me. My EE(Ameraucana X RIR(or) Brown Leghorn) look very very similar to that.

    -Kim
     
  3. redhead83402

    redhead83402 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup, definitely looks like an americauna/aracauna/EE ( the feed stores do not really differentiate on these names, although you will rarely ever get a true purebred Americauna, mostly what they sell are "skunky mutts", but they are a beautiful, sweet-natured bird regardless!:-D), also, those little fluffs you see are just that, they are the baby down stuck to the end of a full feather shaft ~ just give a little (teeennnssy) tug, and it will separate off, and in a day or two, the feathers they came off of will have filled out. {:>)=

    ~Red
     
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  4. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    idk about that... it doesent have greenish feet... hmmmmmmm so might not be an EE or whatever.. lol
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Aww, I was hoping those funny tail feathers would stick around, they're kind of cute!
     
  6. ezbird

    ezbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought EE always has greenish legs. [​IMG]

    That chick looks like a RIR.
     
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  7. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    could be a welsummer this is what mine looks like
    [​IMG] she is much lighter in real life.
     
  8. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Well, I guess I will stick with calling her an EE! I don't think she could be a Welsummer because she doesn't look like she has a single comb. Here's hoping for green eggs!
     
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She looks like an EE to me too.

    EEs do not always have green legs. They are a cross breed and depending on the genetics provided by the parent stock, their leg color could be anything.

    Jody
     

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